Via – The Sun

A SUSPECTED hi-jacking may be underway in Amsterdam.

Dutch military police said they were investigating a suspect situation on board a plane at Schiphol airport.

Police did not offer any more details about the situation.

Reports on Twitter suggest that three men armed with knives were trying to take control of an outbound flight.

The incident is reportedly taking place on board an Air Europe plane to Madrid with at least 27 people thought to be on the flight.

A crew member of the departing flight at activated a hijacking alert, according to Dutch broadcaster NOS.

“There is a suspicious situation and that’s all I can say,” a spokesman for the military police said.

He declined to name the airline involved or provide further details.

Unconfirmed reports that the passengers and crew have been safely evacuated from the plane have surfaced on Twitter.

Images showed crowds of people in the airport and armed police behind a cordon.

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