The situation appeared to be a false alarm.
#AirEuropaInfo False Alarm. In the flight Amsterdam – Madrid, this afternoon was activated, by mistake, a warning that triggers protocols on hijackings at the airport. Nothing has happened, all passengers are safe and sound waiting to fly soon. We deeply apologize.
— Air Europa (@AirEuropa) November 6, 2019
On November 6, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was put on a patrial lockdown over a ‘suspicious situation’ on a parked airplane. An entire section of departure gates was reportedly sealed off.
The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is currently investigating a situation on board of a plane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. We keep you posted. https://t.co/AxwMZ7CZtT
— Schiphol (@Schiphol) November 6, 2019
According to the Police report, passengers and the crew safely left the plane. The situation is developing.
Passagiers en crew veilig van boord. Onderzoek ter plaatse duurt nog voort.
— Koninklijke Marechaussee (@Marechaussee) November 6, 2019
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