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    EasyJet Passengers Searched by Police After Glasgow Airport Security Alert

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    Emergency services were called Tuesday to a flight operated by EasyJet, in from Gatwick to Glasgow Airport, with operations in Glasgow hub temporarily suspended.

    "There's been a security alert reported and officers are in attendance," a spokesperson for Police Scotland said.

    Images and commentary by passengers and other users appeared on social media, following the suspension at Glasgow airport. 

    The security incident took place at 10.25 am when the EasyJet flight landed in Glasgow. Around half an hour later it was stood down and the emergency services were called off.

    "All the passengers and crew members have disembarked from a plane which is currently being searched by police following a security alert reported by the crew of a flight at Glasgow Airport. Officers and the other emergency services are in attendance," a Police Scotland spokeswoman said. 

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