Flights to Berlin airport diverted over suspicious suitcase

2017-04-29 12:42
An Air Berlin passenger aircraft taxis in front of the control tower and main terminal of Berlin's Tegel (Otto Lilienthal) airport April 20, 2017. Tegel was expected to close down in 2012 after the opening of Berlin's new Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International airport (BBI) which has yet to be completed.
John MACDOUGALL / AFP

An Air Berlin passenger aircraft taxis in front of the control tower and main terminal of Berlin's Tegel (Otto Lilienthal) airport April 20, 2017. Tegel was expected to close down in 2012 after the opening of Berlin's new Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International airport (BBI) which has yet to be completed. John MACDOUGALL / AFP

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BERLIN — German police say they are investigating a suspicious suitcase at Berlin's Tegel airport and the operator says flights there are being diverted.

Federal police said on Twitter early Saturday that travelers are being evacuated from Terminal B while officers investigate the suitcase.

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