(CNN) – Heathrow Airport officers have launched an inner investigation into how a USB reminiscence stick containing the airport’s safety info was allegedly discovered on a London avenue by a member of the general public, a spokesperson for the airport instructed CNN on Sunday.
The USB stick, which apparently held particulars such because the route which the Queen takes when utilizing the airport and maps pin-pointing CCTV cameras and a community of tunnels and escape routes, was not given to police however as an alternative was handed to a nationwide newspaper, the Sunday Mirror.
The Sunday Mirror reported that an unemployed man mentioned he was on the best way to the library to go looking the web for jobs when he discovered the USB stick within the leaves on Ilbert Avenue, in Queen’s Park, West London.
The person mentioned he plugged the USB stick right into a library pc a couple of days later and was amazed at what he discovered, based on the newspaper.
When requested concerning the allegations, a Heathrow spokesperson instructed CNN that “Heathrow’s prime precedence is the security and safety of our pbadengers and colleagues. The UK and Heathrow have a number of the most strong aviation safety measures on the planet and we stay vigilant to evolving threats by updating our procedures every day.”
“Now we have reviewed all of our safety plans and are badured that Heathrow stays safe. …Now we have additionally launched an inner investigation to know how this occurred and are taking steps to stop the same prevalence in future.”
London’s Metropolitan Police instructed CNN that no crime was reported however Heathrow Airport has made them conscious that the reminiscence stick was discovered. Police instructed CNN that they weren’t ready to debate issues of safety.