TSA Officer Jumps To His Death At Orlando Airport


An off-duty Transportation Security Administration officer has died, causing delays in Orlando Airport. The airport said some gates had reopened but several flights are canceled and additional delays are “possible.” The Orlando Police Department said on Twitter the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. ET. The man, in his 40s, jumped from the hotel into the airport’s atrium area, reports Gimodo. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, however officials said the incident appeared to be a suicide. “He turned and faced the main hall, extended his arms to the side and let himself fall,” says a witness. The Orlando Police Department advised anyone experiencing delays to contact their airline directly.