Bomb scare at Queenstown Airport

Bomb scare at Queenstown Airport

Southern

Police are responding to an incident at Queenstown Airport in which a note mentioning a bomb was found on a plane.

A cleaner discovered the note on a plane on the tarmac shortly before 3pm.

The airport terminal was evacuated following the discovery.

Aviation Security and Police have searched the plane and found no evidence of an explosive.

Teams are continuing to search through baggage and the terminal building and making enquiries with passengers.

We will issue updates as they come to hand.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre