Criminals have attacked the airport in the Albanian capital Tirana on Tuesday, a money Transporter, and seem to have a large sum of loot. The scene played out before the eyes of the travelers in a machine of the airline Austrian. The perpetrators beat, as the value of the cargo in the Jet, which was supposed to fly to Vienna, was loaded. The perpetrator was killed shortly afterward on the run, as the television channel TV Klan reported on its website citing the Albanian police.
The masked Gunmen were in fact a private car in front of the machine on the tarmac hazards. On the vehicle the words "tax police wore". At gunpoint, the perpetrators forced the staff of the cash van, you have the money to hand over bags. They had already loaded bags from the loading space of the aircraft.
loot could go in the millions
Subsequently, the gangsters sped away. In about 800 meters distance you wanted to stop there, stationed a contingent of the airport police. During a firefight one of the robbers was killed. The other threw his body out of the car and escaped first. The police launched a comprehensive investigation.
In the Shot, it should be according to the authorities a man who was already wanted for multiple Bank robbery. In 2013, he should be from a prison in Greece erupted. According to Albanian media, the man should have used a total of 13 alias name.
First of all, it was not clear how much money the robbers have been captured. In media reports of at least two million Euro.
The Jet of type Airbus A320 belongs to the Austrian airline AUA. For the passengers, some of whom were to become by the Jet from eye-witnesses of the Robbery, was never a threat. Some passengers said the clan according to the TV, that they would have kept the attackers because of their black battle gear and bullet-proof vests for participants in a police training exercise. The plane landed with two and a half hours late in Vienna.
organised crime in Albania is a big Problem. The gangs organize themselves, often along Clan structures penetrate the law-enforcement authorities. Least money had been robbed three years ago, the Transporter in a similar way, at the airport of Tirana.