Officials confiscate a loaded firearm at Yeager Airport
Transportation Security Administration officers found a handgun in a passengers carry-on bag at Yeager Airport (CRW), Thursday morning.
According to a release a from the Transportation Security Administration, the Huntington man was caught with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with three bullets. The officer who was staffing the checkpoint spotted the handgun as it appeared on the X-ray monitor.
TSA officers immediately contacted the Yeager Airport Police, who responded and confiscated the gun. There was no impact to airport operations.
For details on how to properly travel with a firearm visit http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/firearms-and-ammunition.