Budapest Airport terminal briefly shut due to hot isotope container

Firemen are seen entering the cargo compartment of a Turkish Airlines flight parked on the tarmac of Budapest Airport, Hungary, August 15, 2018 after one terminal of the airport and its surroundings were briefly shut down as the Disaster Management Authority ordered an investigation due to an overheated container carrying an isotope on an incoming flight. Neither the airport nor the disaster control authority confirmed that the flight affected was operated by Turkish Airlines. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – A terminal of Budapest Airport was briefly shut down late on Wednesday due to an overheated container carrying an isotope, a spokesman for the Hungarian Disaster Management Authority said. “Material damaging to health did not get into the environment,” Marton Hajdu told Reuters, adding that Terminal 2B was shut down to facilitate […]

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