Late Passenger Pushes Fire Alarm At City Airport
Wednesday 18th June 2014
A passenger who was running late triggered a full evacuation of City Airport after setting off the fire alarm in an attempt to stop the plane leaving.
Today's fire alarm caused by late running pax trying to stop a flight! Pushed the button - caused a full evacuation. Words fail...— London City Airport (@LondonCityAir) June 17, 2014
It happened yesterday afternoon by a passenger due to be travelling to Frankfurt on a British Airways flight.
Staff had to carry out a full evacuation at around 2.45pm.
Police were called but no arrests were made.