Schiphol airport: Dutch police probing ‘suspicious scenario’ on airplane

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Dutch police say they’re investigating a “suspicious scenario” on board a airplane at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport.


Pictures posted on social media confirmed components of the airport’s D-pier cordoned off to the general public. Flights are nonetheless touchdown at different components of the airport.

An hour after the primary reviews, police mentioned the passengers and crew have been now safely off the plane.


The character of the incident has not been confirmed and police say the investigation is ongoing.

The incident was described as a GRIP-Three scenario, Dutch officers mentioned, that means an incident or critical occasion with main penalties to a neighborhood inhabitants.

One journalist on the scene tweeted pictures exhibiting emergency automobiles on the airport’s tarmac.

Different pictures confirmed passengers caught up within the disruption ready across the terminal space awaiting additional info.

Schiphol is likely one of the busiest transport hubs in Europe, dealing with greater than 70 million passengers a yr.