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Amsterdam Schiphol - security 'event' on airplane

Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:09
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Amsterdam Schiphol - security 'event' on airplane

Probably on an Air Europa plane, the Royal Marechaussee (military state police) intervening:


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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:22
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All over CNN at the moment, helped by Richard Quest!

At least it’s on the ground.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:26
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Part of Pier D reportedly evacuated.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:27
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1 dutch media firm stating that there is a hostage situation going on in a Air Europe plane heading to Madrid. Cabin crew and a hand full of pax held hostage. Hostage taker(s) demanding takeoff, destination unknown
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:30
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There is an F16 overhead, this airplane is not going anywhere.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:32
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Flight involved is UX1094 AMS-MAD.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:39
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Situation has ENDED. Arrests made. Expect a slow return to normal. Phew!!!
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https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/6304...gtuig-schiphol
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 19:58
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Latest report: Air Europe says an alarm for kidnapping was accidentally triggered. https://www.nu.nl/binnenland/6009434...als-alarm.html
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Alternatively, skip the false reporting above & read
(it was a false alarm)
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 20:13
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Wrong TXPDR code? Reports talk about “pressing the hijack button”.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 20:35
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Transponder on (or ground position) during boarding? Is it common procedure? Typing 7500 by mistake? Looking forward to read the occurrency report about this event. I'm not a conspiracy theory fan, not at all, but i have to say that i'm quite puzzled, at least for the moment.
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There is an F16 overhead, this airplane is not going anywhere.
Seriously? Chocks would be less lethal and much cheaper!
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 20:51
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Seriously? Chocks would be less lethal and much cheaper!
I bet the F16 will run out of petrol before the other plane takes off.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 21:00
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Sources revealed that the cockpit crew, the captain, wanted to show the specific squawk codes for emergency situations to some junior intern. So they entered 7500 and this was the response. Bad idea.
The F16 remark I made earlier was meant to indicate that the police/defense system in place did not take any half measures. All units were put on alert. By the way I live near the air base (southern NL) that scrambles these fighters and I can confirm that all fighters have returned to base at 2000Z.
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Old 6th Nov 2019, 21:17
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Sources revealed that the cockpit crew, the captain, wanted to show the specific squawk codes for emergency situations to some junior intern. So they entered 7500 and this was the response. Bad idea.
The F16 remark I made earlier was meant to indicate that the police/defense system in place did not take any half measures. All units were put on alert. By the way I live near the air base (southern NL) that scrambles these fighters and I can confirm that all fighters have returned to base at 2000Z.
yeah, note to self - in future describe the three emergency codes verbally and don’t make any selections!
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Situation has ENDED. Arrests made. Expect a slow return to normal. Phew!!!
Arrests made? You love those fake news don't you
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yeah, note to self - in future describe the three emergency codes verbally and don’t make any selections!
I guess he was betting on the transponder still being in standby?
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Old 7th Nov 2019, 10:00
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Actual apology by the flight crew involved:

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Old 7th Nov 2019, 11:46
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I was at schipol last night when this went down.
I think something very fishy is going on ..
Huge police presence all day way above normal at Schipol and at nearby Utrecht station. far exceeding normal - uniformed and non uniformed officers
I went to the toilet streetside about an hour before this went down military police were searching toilet stalls and forcing closed doors to be opened immediately
There was a clear and urgent search for someone.
Next thing we heard as I went airside was this lockdown on D concourse...
Now conveniently nothing to see here …..
hmmmmm

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