Reports knifemen try to hijack plane

Schiphol airport: Dutch military police investigating 'suspicious situation' on plane

Dutch police deployed to plane at Schiphol airport

A brief panic occurred at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Wednesday after a false alarm caused authorities to believe there was a possible hijacking situation. Emergency services are on the road or already on site for a "suspicious situation on board an aircraft".

Air Europe has now confirmed that the hijacking alert was a false alarm.

Security lock down at #schipol anyone knows what's going on at #ams #AmsterdamAirport?

The crew and passengers aboard a flight at Amsterdam's main airport have deboarded their plane after earlier reports of suspicious incident.

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is now investigating a situation on board of a plane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Multiple media outlets are reporting the plan as belonging to Air Europa and was reportedly heading to Madrid.

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Two trauma have responded to the airport, NU.nl reported.

The other two flights were Iberia Express flight 3725 which departed at 7:10 p.m., and KLM flight 1707 which was scheduled to depart at 8:45 p.m., with the status listed as "gate closing" at 8:38 p.m.

Schipol Airport in Amsterdam is one of the world's largest.

- Global News Network (@GlobalNews77) November 6, 2019#BREAKING: situation on #Schiphol has been ended, according to communication channels on the airport. According to recent updates, things at Schiphol are slowly returning to normal.

"Passengers and crew are safely off the plane", the Royal Military Police, which deals with ports and airports, said on Twitter shortly after initial reports emerged of the incident, without giving further details.

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