LOS ANGELES — A security breach that delayed about 15 morning flights at Los Angeles International Airport has been resolved after authorities found a man who didn't undergo proper security screening.
Don't miss these Travel stories
Lords of the gourd compete for Punkin Chunkin honors
- Airports, airlines work hard to return your lost items
- Expert: Tourist hordes threaten Sistine Chapel's art
- MGM Grand wants Las Vegas guests to Stay Well
- Report: Airlines collecting $36.1B in fees this year
- Lords of the gourd compete for Punkin Chunkin honors
United, Continental and other flights were delayed for about two hours Thursday.
A Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Suzanne Trevino says the breach happened around 5 a.m. (1100 GMT) when a man whose carry-on was scanned and selected for a physical search walked off with it.
Trevino says the passenger apparently didn't understand that his bag needed more screening but it's unclear how he got through security without being stopped.
The man was found aboard a United plane and returned for another screening. Trevino says nothing dangerous was found and the all-clear was given at 6:48 a.m.
© 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.