Three passengers have been taken to hospital with critical accidents and 17 have been arrested after a mass brawl erupted within the departure lounge of London’s Luton Airport on Friday — a combat caught on video by onlookers.
The combat, which began within the post-security ‘airside’ zone at about 8am, despatched others scurrying for security as punches and kicks have been thrown between responsibility free retailers and eating places.
Video posted to social media confirmed blood spots on the ground of the north London terminal, which is fashionable with price range airways together with Wizzair and Easyjet.
No less than a dozen have been seen concerned within the violence as others may very well be heard shouting and pleading for the violence to cease.
An airport spokesman instructed The Unbiased: “We’re shocked and saddened by this incident.
“We take a zero tolerance strategy to violence and proceed to help the police with their enquiries. We want to apologise to any passengers affected.”
Bedfordshire Police stated it was investigating the brawl.
“Police have been made conscious of a violent dysfunction at London Luton Airport,” a spokesman stated. “4 individuals have been injured, and three have been taken to hospital with critical accidents.
“Subsequently, 17 individuals have been arrested and stay in police custody for questioning.”