Flights halted after car crash
A woman crashes her car through a fence and onto the Brisbane airport tarmac Tuesday night, forcing an emergency stop to all flights for two hours.PT1M5S http://www.canberratimes.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-3bmo2 620 349 July 9, 2014
Brisbane: All flights in and out of Brisbane airport were suspended for an hour because of a "security matter" that reportedly involved a woman driving her car onto a runway.
The airport tweeted at 10.36pm that all flights had been halted, and later advised passengers to check with their airlines for schedule changes.
The AFP is currently responding to a security matter airside. Until resolved all flights will be held. Further flight updates to come.— Brisbane Airport (@BrisbaneAirport) July 8, 2014
Flights in and out of Brisbane airport have been suspended after a woman reportedly drove her car through a perimeter fence. Photo: Glenn Hunt
BNE will experience delays due to a security matter.Please check with your airline for any schedule changes before coming out to BNE tonight— Brisbane Airport (@BrisbaneAirport) July 8, 2014
Another Twitter update read: "If flying out tonight please be aware flights are currently being held due to a security matter. Passengers should expect delays."
The ABC has reported that a woman drove a car through a fence and onto a runway, preventing planes from landing.
The woman is reportedly being treated by paramedics and the vehicle has been removed from the tarmac.
Brisbane Airport announced that flights had resumed via Twitter at 11.20pm
UPDATE: Our runway has reopened. Flights will resume soon. Thanks for your patience this evening.— Brisbane Airport (@BrisbaneAirport) July 8, 2014