49-year-old man arrested after running onto Phoenix Sky Harbor tarmac (VIDEO)

PHOENIX - Phoenix Sky Harbor released surveillance video Thursday morning of 49-year-old Robert Bump, who police say ran onto the tarmac Christmas night at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Bump was booked on charges of entering a restricted area.

Southwest Airlines told ABC15, mechanics and other officials checked the plane for any damage. The plane from Atlanta was delayed from arriving at the gate for 40 minutes.

"The Captain and First Officer did exactly what they needed to do when they saw the person approaching the aircraft by shutting down the engines and stopping the aircraft on the taxiway," Southwest Airlines told ABC15.

Officials said at no time were passengers or aircraft in danger.

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