BREAKING: Major airport closed to inbound flights – aircraft on runway surrounded by fire engines

Hamburg airport has closed to all inbound flights due to a due to Lufthansa jet stationary on the runway as fire engines line the tarmac.

There were reports that a cockpit of the jet had ‘filled with smoke’. The plane landed safely and the passengers evacuated.

A spokesman for the airport said: ‘Due to a technical landing, there are temporary restrictions on air traffic at Hamburg Airport.’

More to follow…
June 16th, 2017 by