CHARLOTTE, NC — Police Charlotte-Mecklenburg has charged a former airline employee after he raided the Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Tuesday.
Authorities responded to reports of a man entering the CLT terminal without permission.
Authorities knew the man was Narada Wilson, 40, a former Piedmont Airlines employee.
Airport officials said Wilson bypassed security and entered the city illegally. He then boarded American Airlines Flight 881 bound for Cancun, Mexico using a valid boarding pass. when the crew has been notified The plane was then redirected back to Charlotte.
Wilson was arrested when the plane landed and charged with trespassing on airport property.
Authorities said police inspected the plane after the incident.
CMPD is assisting with US Customs and Border Protection. and the FBI’s Joint Terrorist Task Force as they investigate potential federal allegations.
No other details have been disclosed.
(See below: Charlotte Douglas received more than 55,000 aircraft noise complaints in 2020.)
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