Sydney Airport evacuated passengers from one of its terminals today after a security screening device lost power, resulting in some passengers passing through without being screened.
The device at the airport's domestic Terminal Two failed at about 15:15hrs, says the airport. "As a result, 16 passengers passed through without being properly screened. Accordingly, the decision has been taken to clear the area and re-screen all passengers," it adds.
The airport is investigating the cause behind the power failure, it says.