Video – Aircraft’s open door shuts the airport
Monday 28th January 2013, 8:49AM GMT.
Video shot by Peter Frankland
GUERNSEY AIRPORT has just reopened following a security alert.
Airport director Colin Le Ray said an unsecured door had been discovered on an aircraft on one of the stands.
It is believed that work was being carried out on the aircraft overnight.
Mr Le Ray said there was a procedure for sealing doors and it was possible that the incident could be the result of an oversight.
It is believed to be a Flybe aircraft involved and a police van was parked nearby this morning.
Guernsey Police issued a statement shortly before midday confirming their involvement: ‘Guernsey Police can confirm that officers assisted airport authorities with an incident this morning, involving aircraft security.
‘Police officers qualified to undertake technical searches were called in and deployed without delay and a thorough examination undertaken.’