Transcript for Flight Diverted Because of Suspicious Activity
We begin with a security scare on a flight out of florida. Southwest airlines flight 3814 had just taken off from orlando bound for providence when it was diverted to south carolina because three passengers were said to be acting suspiciously. Abc senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is following the investigation. Reporter: The southwest flight was diverted because of three men on board acting suspiciously. This passenger cell phone video shows within minutes of landing federal air marshals were on board searching through carry-on luggage and the passengers heard an announcement no one flying wants to hear. Because these individuals were paying quite a bit of attention to their personal belongings they gave us an indication that there was in in their permanent belongings. Passengers were shaken. It was pretty tense until they told us we could get off. Reporter: The three dough stained but later released after nothing dangerous was found. They'll likely check their names against terrorist watch lists and do more background
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