How Heathrow Airport got many passengers anxious

Posted on May 05 2017 , at 12:29 pm
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  • All flights from Terminal 3 were delayed for some time.

Massive queue at Terminal 3

Flights departing Terminal 3 of Heathrow Airport in London were grounded earlier today, May 5, after luggage x-ray picked up a suspicious item.

This caused queues and anxiety among waiting passengers as thousands were left at standstill with little or no information.

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Armed policemen and sniffer dogs searched packed planes at the airport.

A police spokesman said, ‘[We were] called at about 8:00am this morning, Friday, 5 May to HEATHROW Terminal 3, following a report of a suspicious item detected by an x-ray of luggage.’

He added, ‘Officers are working with the airport authorities and inquiries continue.’

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