14.6 C
Fort St. John
Sunday, May 19, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Unruly passenger caused Fort St. John Airport to be evacuated

Unruly passenger caused Fort St. John Airport to be evacuated

Advertisement

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Airport was evacuated Tuesday night due to an unruly passenger.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., the Fort St. John RCMP were called to the North Peace Airport.  According to Airport Managing Director Gord Duke, the RCMP were called after an unruly passenger was denied boarding.

“RCMP attended, and upon their assessment and out of an abundance of caution, the terminal was cleared to ensure the safety of passengers and staff.”

Operations at the Airport resumed at approximately 8:30 p.m.  The RCMP have not provided any information about the incident or if anyone was taken into custody.

The incident caused minor delays with flight operations at the Airport.  Passengers in Vancouver who boarded their plane to Fort St. John, had to wait for the terminal to re-open.

 

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement

Local Events

Must Read

City of Fort St John to hold Open House on Kin...

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John will be holding an Open House in regards to the future of Kin...