Lyon airport closed after car smashes through terminal onto runway


A man was arrested on Monday after driving a Mercedes saloon into a terminal building at the airport serving Lyon, France's second-largest city, and then speeding onto the runway area chased by several police cars and an overhead helicopter before he was wrestled to the ground when attempting to flee on foot.

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Flights at a major French airport were halted on Monday as police arrested a man who smashed his car through the perimeter fence and reached the runway, reports The Guardian.