Police evacuated a part of Newark Airport and delayed scores of flights Sunday amid “experiences of a suspicious bundle” on the twenty first anniversary of the Sept. 11 assaults, Port Authority officers stated.
Cops “instantly” cleared out Terminal C’s decrease degree “as a precautionary measure” upon studying of the bundle round 12:45 p.m., officers stated.
The ground reopened at 1:45 p.m., however FAA officers didn’t permit flights to renew arriving on the airport till after 2:30 p.m. The disruption resulted in not less than 59 flight delays, officers stated.
Nervous flyers took to social media to specific confusion about what was occurring.
“America is being caught in newark airport on probably the most tragic day in our current historical past in lockdown with no data being given to scared vacationers,” one annoyed flyer posted on Twitter.
One other traveler stated she felt “trapped.
“Anybody know what’s happening a Newark Airport [that’s] inflicting a safety lock down basically leaving all of us in Terminal C Ranges 1 & 2 to be trapped [and] lacking flights?,” the consumer, Sloopyy, tweeted.