Car Rams Glasgow Airport

Jeep Cherokee in flames, with two occupants, crashes at high speed into terminal; all flights suspended
By Caroline Miller,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2007 11:06 AM CDT
Car Rams Glasgow Airport
Flames rise from a jeep after an incident at Glasgow airport , Glasgow, Scotland Saturday June 30, 2007. Two men tried to ram a jeep with flames pouring from it into the main terminal of Glasgow airport Saturday, crashing into the glass doors at the entrance and sparking a fire, witnesses said. Police...   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – A burning Jeep Cherokee was driven at high speed into the main terminal building at the Glasgow airport today. Two men in the vehicle, described as Asian, survived the crash and were taken into custody, the BBC reports. The airport was evacuated and all flights were suspended.

Witnesses told the BBC the crash appeared to be a deliberate attack, but authorities said  the incident was not being treated as a national security threat. The green SUV, which did not explode, hit security barriers in front to the terminal's glass doors, and two men jumped out, one in flames. The vehicle did not explode. (Read more Glasgow stories.)

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