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07 Dec 2019 | 08:21 AM UTC

UK: Police reportedly board plane at Gatwick Airport (LGW) due to security threat December 7

Media reports indicate police board plane at Gatwick Airport (LGW) on December 7 due to security concerns

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Event

On Saturday, December 7, media reports indicated that police in London boarded an easyJet plane at Gatwick Airport (LGW), citing security threats that were made towards aviation. Arrivals and departures were also reportedly halted at the airport following the incident. The flight was landing at LGW from Krakow, Poland. Details are emerging.

A heightened police presence and flight delays are to be expected over the coming several hours at LGW.

Advice

Individuals at or traveling via LGW are advised to monitor the situation, expect delays, and follow instructions issued by local and airport authorities.