Pilot arrested for carrying a concealed weapon

ATLANTA -- A Delta Airlines pilot was arrested on Saturday for carrying a concealed weapon to the airport.

Matthew Lamar McDaniel was arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for carrying a concealed weapon.

McDaniel had a loaded Taurus .38 special in his bag with five rounds.

McDaniel said he forgot the gun was in his bag, but he does have a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

Police said the gun was not "artfully concealed."

McDaniel is currently employed with Delta Airlines as a pilot for the past 3 years.

McDaniel bonded out of jail Monday on a $5,700 bond.

Delta said McDaniel was off duty at the time and his employment status remains unchanged.

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