This Article is From Dec 30, 2018

Germany Airport Closed After Man Crashes Car Onto Runway

The man, whose car was registered in Poland, was quickly arrested and is being questioned.

Germany Airport Closed After Man Crashes Car Onto Runway

Police said a man broke through a barrier in a car which went onto the runway.

Berlin:

Airport traffic was suspended at Hannover airport on Saturday after a car crashed through a barrier onto the runway, police said.

"A security incident occurred at Hannover airport around 15h40 (14H40 GMT). A man broke through a barrier in a car which went onto the runway," Hanover police said on Twitter.

The man, whose car was registered in Poland, was quickly arrested and is being questioned.

Check-in for some flights remained suspended as of 1830 GMT while police investigated.

Part of terminal A was closed but the two other terminals were open, police told German news agency DPA.

Incoming flights were being diverted to other airports.