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Woman removed from plane after bringing gun aboard at DFW

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A woman has been taken into custody Wednesday after carrying a gun on to an American Airlines plane at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

The plane was headed for the runway when it returned to the gate and was met by airport police.

Security screeners detected a handgun in the woman's carry-on bag, but she picked up the bag and left the checkpoint before the screening was over. Authorities didn't say whether the gun was loaded.

American spokesman Tim Smith says Flight 2385 was scheduled to fly to Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport. The flight was delayed for just over an hour and other passengers were re-screened before the plane departed.

About 10 other flights were also delayed after authorities closed DFW's Terminal D.
         
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