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False Alert triggers Authorities Reply at Amsterdam airport

A brief panic happened at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Wednesday following a false alarm caused police to think there was a potential hijacking situation.

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee stated it was exploring a”suspicious scenario” within an aircraft at roughly 7:30 p.m. local time. About an hour after the authorities and the airport affirmed that passengers and crew members had been safely removed from the aircraft.

Air Europa tweeted shortly afterward to describe that a warning which disturbs hijacking protocols had been unintentionally triggered on a trip from Amsterdam to Madrid.

“We deeply apologize”

Schiphol is the primary global airport in the Netherlands. The heart stinks into 326 destinations and functioned 71 million passengers this past year, according to its site.