German authorities suspended flights at Hamburg Airport after a threat was made against a plane flying from Tehran, Iran.
Cops swarmed the plane when it landed safely at the international airport and conducted a search.
The threat had been made in an email prior to the plane's landing, prompting police to take action. The 198 passengers and 16 crew members on board the plane were all subjected to a security check, as were the aircraft and luggage.
It's unclear if any threats were found.Flights were suspended at the Hamburg Airport at 12:40 pm local time after police received a threat against a plane from Tehran, Iran. Police stated that they were taking the threat seriously but did not provide any further details. The airport's officials announced that air traffic had resumed after the police operation, and it is not clear if any threats were found.
The incident came on the first day of a special meeting of the German and French governments in Hamburg, with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron both in attendance. It is unclear if the two events are connected.