Manchester airport terminal ‘evacuated’ after ‘loud bangs’ are heard

Manchester airport terminal is evacuated as passengers report ‘loud bangs’ and sounds of floors collapsing

  • Manchester Airport is ‘evacuated’ amid reports of damage to the building
  • Pictures of cracks in the walls were posted on Twitter by passengers today
  • Huge crowds have been seen waiting outside the building near planes 

Manchester Airport has been evacuated this morning amid reports of ‘loud bangs’ and the floor ‘collapsing’.

Pictures have been posted on Twitter showing a crack in the wall around a steel beam while huge crowds have been seen waiting outside.

The incident has sparked ‘mad panic’ according to one passenger. 

The traveller wrote on Twitter: ‘Been stood for 20 minutes where the temporary floors sound like they are collapsing. 

‘Finally evacuated outside. Trying to go on my cruise. Not great communication.’

Another passenger claimed there had been ‘flooding’ near gate 212 causing flights to be ‘suspended’.

Huge crowds of passengers have been pictured outside Manchester Airport which has been ‘evacuated’ this morning

There have been reports of structural damage, with a picture of a crack in a wall posted on Twitter, pictured

Concerned families have been pictured standing outside airport buildings waiting for more information

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