Munich: “Security incident” – Federal police clear Terminal 1 at Munich Airport

Munich – Late on Sunday afternoon (August 7th), the federal police briefly cleared Terminal 1 at Munich Airport. The reason: a “security-related incident”.

Update, 6:22 p.m. – All clear after clearing the terminal at Munich Airport

After clearing a terminal at Munich Airport, the police gave the all-clear on Sunday. The person who illegally entered the security area of ​​Terminal 1 was Arrested “rather quickly”. been, so a police spokesman for the dpa. Why the person entered the security area, is currently being determined. But the terminal is already there fully open again.

The investigators had started clearing the building after a person found himself around 3 p.m. on Sunday had gained unauthorized access to the security area of ​​the airport. The terminal was then searched, the police spokesman said. However, officers found nothing suspicious.

Passengers who had already passed the security check had to be checked again after the evacuation on the way to their plane. The police spokesman was initially unable to say to what extent flights had to be canceled or delayed due to the incident.

First report, 5:50 p.m. – Federal police cleared Terminal 1 at Munich Airport

There was “a security-related incident” at Munich Airport. The Bavarian Federal Police writes this quickly on Twitter. “A person entered the security area without authorization,” the tweet continued. Terminal 1 has therefore been cleared and searched.

A few minutes later, however, the federal police gave the all-clear again. The first areas of Terminal 1 could soon be reopened. No other background to the incident is known at this time.


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