Birmingham Airport security alert as drunk climbs over fence - for 'better view of planes'



A drunken plane-spotter was arrested just 65ft from Birmingham Airport’s runway – after scaling an 8ft perimeter fence for a “better view” of the aircraft.
Aftab Ali downed two bottles of vodka before sparking a security alert by climbing over the barrier, which was topped with razor wire, at the height of the holiday season earlier this month.
He was arrested only 20 metres short of the runway, where planes were taking off and landing, and told police the fence was “in his way” and blocking his view.
The 23-year-old, of Witton Road, Aston, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court to admit... read more

 
30 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 37
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