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Justine Greening concerned by airport security breach

An eleven-year-old boy has succeeded in boarding a flight for Rome from Manchester airport without a ticket, passport or boarding pass.

He was discovered while the Jet-Two plane was in mid-air, after passengers became suspicious.

A spokesman for the airport said an investigation had begun and some staff had been suspended.

The Transport Secretary, Justine Greening, described the incident as incredibly concerning.

  • 25 Jul 2012