Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Toulouse-Blagnac airport evacuated due to a degradation and a suspicious package – francetv info

The waiting for their flight all passengers were evacuated from Toulouse airport -Blagnac Wednesday around 7:00 am after the attacks that occurred in Brussels. Degradation of a ventilation duct was discovered and found a suspicious package. Traffic has resumed with considerable delays.

  • By Fabrice Valery
  • Published 23/03/2016 | 7:56, updated 03/23/2016 | 11:58
The passages  evacuated © G. Valles / France 3

© G. Valles / France 3 evacuees passages

the Toulouse-Blagnac airport was evacuated Wednesday morning around 6:45 am for security reasons. the passengers were all asked to leave the terminal and wait while the forces of order were conducting audits. Even passengers who were already in their plane had come down to exit the terminal.

A malicious damage and a suspicious package discovered

According to the prefecture of the Haute-Garonne, a “degradation airside ” was discovered. information that is aware France 3 Sud report Wednesday morning access to a ventilation duct that has been forced next to the boarding areas. The police also carried out checking a suspicious package this time next public terminal.

Major delays in the reopening

The device was lifted about 8:15 . But delays in takeoff and landing were very important in the direction of the airport.
This evacuation comes a day after the Brussels attacks, particularly in the terminal of the Belgian capital. After these security measures have been increased attacks in French airports including Toulouse-Blagnac.


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