Flight attendant's gun goes off at Philly International Airport

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NBC PhiladelphiaUS Airways confirmed that a Republic Airlines flight attendant showed up to work Sunday at Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded gun in her bag that accidentally discharged.

A US Airways spokesperson confirmed that the employee headed through airport security at Terminal C around 6:50 a.m with a gun inside her carry-on bag. A police officer was called over to check out the gun. That’s when it accidentally discharged, the spokesperson tells NBC10.

The bullet went into a TSA break room where an employee was sitting. No one was injured, police say.

The flight attendant allegedly told police that she forgot the gun was in her bag. Philadelphia Police say she had a legal permit to carry the gun.

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