NANTUCKET, MASS. (WHDH) - An incoming flight to the island has Nantucket Police and the airport concerned.
Nantucket Memorial Airport Operations alerted police Oct. 7 about a reported flight scheduled to arrive in Nantucket on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Airport officials recognized many similarities to the flight of migrants brought into Martha’s Vineyard.
The charter company was contacted by Nantucket Memorial Airport Operations, and they reported the chartered flight is a business flight for a group out of Chicago, police said.
Nantucket Police said in the event there is an arrival of a plane carrying migrants, the department and other town departments have a plan to manage the situation.
On Oct. 10, they updated their press release, saying that “The Nantucket Police Department has spoken directly with the charter company hired for the flight scheduled for arrival in Nantucket on Tuesday, Oct. 11 2022. The company confirms the scheduled flight will be carrying executives from an investment company. We believe this information to be credible. Nothing further. “
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