Local airport officials were on high alert Monday after reports of a suspicious white powder was found on a New York flight that had just arrived at Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport.
But all hazardous materials team found on the plane was the remnants of a bag of marijuana, officials said.
At around 9 a.m., the crew on Spirit Airlines flight 705 called authorities to report they had discovered a "suspicious item" onboard, said Greg Meyer, spokesman for the airport.
The flight was arriving from New York and passengers were cleared off the plane as a HAZMAT team investigated.
Instead of a dangerous material, officials found weed, said BSO spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright.
Not surprisingly, none of the passenger claimed the marijuana so no one was arrested, she said.
Spirit Airlines said all passengers continued on to their connecting flights as scheduled.