Glasgow Airport has reopened following the suspension of all flights over a security alert on board an Easyjet flight.
The alarm was raised on a plane which had just landed from Gatwick at around 10.25.
Just landed in Glasgow, been stuck on the runway for almost an hour and now looks like someone has a police welcome party waiting for them when they disembark. Very strange. #Glasgow #easyjet #glasgowairport pic.twitter.com/lxT951i4N3
— Kevin McCann (@kmcca5) April 30, 2019
The incident is reported to have centred around a suspect package.
Operations were suspended as emergency services responded, but services resumed at around 11am.
ALERT Flights are resuming at Glasgow Airport after operations have been temporarily suspended due to an incident declared on an @easyJet inbound flight https://t.co/3XRfzhbfOk pic.twitter.com/g8ZyqNLnnX
— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) April 30, 2019
A statement posted on Glasgow Airport’s Twitter account said: “Operations were temporarily suspended due to an incident declared on an inbound flight. Emergency services attended and operations are now returning to normal. ”
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “All the passengers and crew members have disembarked from a plane which is currently being searched by police following a security alert reported by the crew of a flight at Glasgow Airport.
“Officers and the other emergency services are in attendance.”
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