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BlueShamu330s
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Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:11 pm

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ALL flights in and out of Brisbane Airport have been delayed following a security incident.

A spokeswoman from Brisbane Airport Cooperation has confirmed that all arrivals and departures are suspended while the Australian Federal Police deal with a security matter.

There are unconfirmed reports that a car has driven onto the tarmac and that a laser pointer was used to distract planes during take-off and landing.
http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/q...k=da1b36e913920d908c01d48db1cd92cc

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AA7295
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:13 pm

There are ALWAYS security events at Brisbane Airport, especially the international terminal.

I think it has something to do with SEVERE understaffing at security screening.
 
Notty
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:19 pm

Looks like some flights are diverting to OOL with a few others in holding patterns
 
bunumuring
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:28 pm

Chaos then. As long as all are safe. And being school holidays, hotels around OOL will already be full to capacity...
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Thai77w
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:32 pm

A vehicle drove onto the runway...

persons ran off, AFP had a hard time locating them.
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CXfirst
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:52 am

Quoting thai77w (Reply 4):

A vehicle drove onto the runway...

persons ran off, AFP had a hard time locating them.

Didn't get on the runway, but somebody did exit the car, and AFP used dog squads to find the person. Airport closed for just under 90 minutes.

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boeingguy26
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RE: Brisbane Airport "Security Event"

Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:17 pm

I don't understand why these people feel the need to do this. Their intent seems to do harm and they should be punished severely. I know on the US East Coast there was a problem with this. Although there weren't cars driving onto the tarmack, these guys were more discreet. Regardless, these people should be punished because te result of their actions could be death. I know the punishment here in the US is serious I just don't recall what it is.

Hoping for the best to those landing in Brisbane.

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