Suspicious object discovered on Delta flight headed to Atlanta from Milwaukee; plane returns to gate

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Delta Airlines tells FOX6 News Delta Flight 1874 from Milwaukee to Atlanta had to return to the gate at General Mitchell International Airport on Wednesday evening, November 19th after a suspicious object was found in a seat as the plane was taxiing out.

Delta says all of those on board were de-planed, and authorities responded to the aircraft.

The plane was able to take off shortly before 7:30 p.m. after it was cleared.

Delta says it is assisting authorities in the investigation.