Copenhagen airport says Turkey's Atlasglobal threatened, close some gates

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Posted: Nov 13, 2017 8:49 AM

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Authorities at Copenhagen airport said they closed nine gates on Monday after being informed by police of a threat against all of Turkish airline Atlasglobal's European planes.

Copenhagen police said they investigating a suspicious incident at the airport.

A Copenhagen Airports spokesman said one airplane was prevented from taking off back by police while the situation was being investigated.

(Reporting by Julie Astrid Thomsen; editing by John Stonestreet)