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Faulty Security Detector Causes Chaos at Adelaide Airport

Flights in and out of Adelaide Airport are expected to be delayed after a faulty security screening device forced the evacuation of its entire Terminal 1 concourse on December 10.

The airport confirmed the evacuation was triggered when a “small number” of passengers moved through security at about 2pm local time on Wednesday without being properly screened – and then could not be found by staff. The failure to find the passengers meant everyone had to be evacuated from the concourse.

“All customers were moved out of the sterile area, a sweep conducted, and customers are currently being re-screened and allowed to re-enter the concourse,” the airport posted to Twitter shortly before 4pm local time.

Read more at The Age

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