(ANSA) – PISA, 01 MAY – Two young English tourists in the afternoon ‘punctured’ the security device at the checkpoints of Pisa airport to access their flight, triggering a situation of maximum alarm in the airport.
Immediately tracked down and stopped by the airport police and security personnel, the two now risk a complaint for interruption of public service and alarm. To allow for the clean-up operations, the entire terminal was evacuated and air traffic blocked for over an hour, then, having ascertained that there were no dangers in place, the airport’s activity returned to normal.
According to what has been learned, the two tourists, probably due to a misunderstanding and because they were late to board their flight, evaded security checks by running towards the boarding gate: this behavior has raised alarm, triggering the emergency procedure. which led to the evacuation of the terminal in order to reclaim it from any further situations of danger and alert. Once the misunderstanding has been ascertained and clarified that there were no further risks, the business is resumed normally. (HANDLE).