A woman wearing just her underwear shut down an airport in South Carolina

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  • A woman wearing nothing but her underwear shut down South Carolina’s Florence Regional Airport on Sunday.
  • The woman forced the airport to close for nearly an hour after making her way onto airport grounds, a Florence Regional Airport representative told Business Insider.
  • Two American Airlines flights were canceled as a result of the incident, an American Airlines representative said.
  • The Florence County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.

A woman wearing nothing but her underwear shut down South Carolina’s Florence Regional Airport on Sunday.

The woman forced the airport to close for nearly an hour after making her way onto airport grounds, a Florence Regional Airport representative told Business Insider.


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The woman was first seen on airport grounds on Sunday morning wearing only her underwear, the representative said. The woman was found by local authorities in a drainage culvert. She was charged with trespassing and taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

“This is one for the books,” Lee Marsh, Florence Regional Airport’s public safety officer, told SC Now.

Two American Airlines flights were canceled as a result of the incident, an American Airlines representative said.

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.

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