7 Apr 2011

Flights delayed after man breaches security

7:49 pm on 7 April 2011

Police are looking for a man who breached security at Melbourne Airport, delaying flights across Australia.

Qantas and the Australian Federal Police are investigating after a man gained access to a secure area of the domestic terminal by going through exit doors on Thursday, the ABC reports.

Passengers were evacuated from the air side of the Qantas terminal and had to go through a second security check.

The incident delayed 14 Qantas and Jetsar flights affecting up to 4500 passengers.