BALTIMORE (WJZ)–A Maryland man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Saturday after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the security checkpoint.

The Queen Anne’s County man had a loaded 9 mm handgun with three bullets in a carry-on bag, according to TSA.

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Officers say they spotted the firearm as the bag was going through the x-ray machine.

 The man told TSA officials that he forgot that he had the loaded gun with him.

This is the sixth gun recovered this year at BWI.

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