Drunk sparks Birmingham Airport security alert after climbing fence for 'better view of planes'



A plane-spotter was arrested just 65ft from Birmingham Airport’s runway after climbing an 8ft perimeter fence for a “better view” of the aircraft.
The drunken aeroplane fan downed two bottles of vodka before sparking a security alert by climbing over the barrier, reports the Birmingham Mail.
Aftab Ali scaled the fence, 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... read more

 
30 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 36
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