Glasgow International Airport has been partially evacuated amid concerns over suspicious cargo.
**UPDATE: Police said it related to a spillage from cargo on board the plane. The incident was stood down at 13:25 after the package was found to be safe.**
A spokesperson for Glasgow Airport said:
“At approximately 10am today, the airport fire service attended an arriving KLM flight in response to concerns raised over a piece of cargo.
Enquiries are ongoing to determine the content of the package and the aircraft has been cordoned off pending the outcome of the investigation. All other parts of the airport are fully operational.”
E/B Exit slip to Glasgow Airport is currently closed due to an ongoing incident.
— Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) October 4, 2019
I’m stuck in Glasgow , waiting on the plane, then got de-boarded due to suspicious package. Now gate has been sworn empty . Whole pier and virgin 747 was deboarded as well. Waiting on more info #glasgowairport #glasgow #kl1474 #klm @MailOnline @Independent pic.twitter.com/XrlFU2IqZY
— RYE (@ELCLdutchscores) October 4, 2019
More on this as it develops.