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Last Updated: Saturday June 30 2007 17:07 GMT

Blazing car crashes into airport

Scene as a car crashed into Glasgow airport

A car on fire has been driven through the entrance of Glasgow airport in Scotland.

People at the scene have described seeing a four-wheel drive car with flames underneath it being driven towards the main terminal building.

Witnesses said they saw two Asian men jumping from the car - one with his clothes on fire - just after the crash.

The incident happened at around 3.15pm on Saturday. Police confirmed that two people had been arrested.

No one - apart from the men in the car - is thought to have been injured.

Flight delays

Map of the area
People have been made to leave the airport and all flights have been suspended. Holiday-makers have been told to expect delays.

A spokesperson for the government has said the incident was not being treated as a national security threat.

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