WILMINGTON — An incident at the Wilmington International Airport ended with one car crashing into the terminal Thursday evening.
According to a report from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the car breached the fence line at the airport and drove onto the tarmac around 7 p.m. As deputies attempted to engage the driver, he steered off the tarmac and crashed into the terminal’s doors and windows.
The driver was detained by deputies and faces state and federal charges.
The sheriff’s office confirmed there were no injuries to the public.
“The airport is open and had minimal impact to operations,” according to a statement from the airport. “ILM expects to be fully operational by the morning.”
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