Person in custody after walking onto runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport
BURBANK, Calif. - Flight operations are back to normal after a person was taken into custody at the Hollywood Burbank Airport late Wednesday morning.
According to officials, someone ran onto the runway as a plane was taking off.
The incident temporarily stopped all flights; however, flights resumed soon after.
An official with the Hollywood Burbank Airport issued the following statement:
"At approximately 11:50 am, an unauthorized individual entered the airfield triggering the brief suspension of aircraft operations. The individual was taken into custody by Airport Police within minutes of entering the airfield and operations were resumed shortly after inspection."
It is not known why the person ran onto the runway. No injuries were reported.
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