Armed robbers attacked Austrian Airlines in Tirana airport

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Armed robbers in masks attacked a plane of Austrian airline Austrian Airlines and stole several million euros from an aircraft, reports ORF , citing a representative of the airline.

According to the TV and radio company, at the time of the accident the plane was preparing to fly to Vienna.

According to the Albanian police, the robbers got into the airport, using the entrance for fire service vehicles.

Eyewitnesses said that three masked robbers got on board the aircraft and forced the aircraft crew to lie on the floor, after which they stole money.

In the future, the robbers fled the scene, reports the broadcasting company. It is noted that the rescued police liquidated one of the robbers, police helicopters participated in the operation.

Passengers and crew members were not injured. After the incident, the Tirana airport tightened security measures.

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