Several injured at Maryland airport amid ‘partial equipment failure involving jet bridge,’ officials say

Several people were injured Saturday when a “partial equipment failure” that involved a “jet bridge” occurred at an airport in Maryland, officials confirmed.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport took to Twitter confirming that early information suggested that six people had sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The situation unfolded at Gate E-10.

Those individuals were taken to area hospitals for care, the airport said.

The airport later added that an investigation was opened into the "failure."

"The jet bridge will remain closed until investigation is complete. Aircraft moved from gate. No further impact to operations," they tweeted.

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The Anne Arundel County Fire Department also tweeted that they were assisting the airport’s fire and rescue team with the incident.

The injured individuals were taken to area hospitals for care, the airport said.

The injured individuals were taken to area hospitals for care, the airport said. (Twitter/@Tylerfishergmu)

Photos of the scene showed responding personnel and ambulances.

This is a developing story; Please check back for updates.