Incident at London City Airport

21 October 2016

Update at 6.15pm

Assistant Director of Operations Paul Gibson, said:

"We were called at 4.11pm to reports of an incident at London City Airport.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene including two single responders in cars, four ambulance crews, an incident response officer and our Hazardous Area Response Team (medics specially trained to treat people in hazardous situations).

"We are treating 26 patients at the scene for difficulty breathing, two patients have been taken to hospital.

“More details will follow when we have them.”


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