Glasgow Airport reopens after ‘suspicious package’ sparks security alert on board easyJet flight
All flights in and out of Glasgow Airport were suspended today after a security incident on board an easyJet flight, believed to have been sparked by a suspicious package.
The crew of the easyJet aircraft, which had just landed from London Gatwick, raised the alarm at 10.25 and emergency services flooded the scene.
Flights were suspended for 22 minutes before restarting again.
The crew of the EasyJet aircraft, which had just landed from London Gatwick, raised the alarm at 10.25 and emergency services flooded the scene. Pictured: Glasgow Airport
The incident was related to a suspicious package, according to the BBC.
Glasgow Airport would not provide any more information to MailOnline. EasyJet has been contacted for comment.
A Police Scotland spokesman said as the incident was unfolding: ‘There’s been a security alert reported and officers are in attendance.’
The airport wrote on Twitter: ‘Operations have been temporarily suspended due to an incident declared on an inbound flight. Emergency services are currently in attendance.’