There has been a mysterious 'accident' at the Helmut Schmidt Airport in Hamburg, Germany, reports EB.
52 people experienced breathing difficulties and discomfort - like a burning sensation in the eyes.
The alarm sounded and between 70-80 ambulances were sent to the airport. The incident happened in the security area where passengers' luggage is checked.
An unknown toxic material has likely been spread via the airport's air conditioning system, a spokesperson from the airport told the German newspaper Bild.
The entire airport was evacuated.
Authorities are now investigating which airborne material is in question.
Air traffic to and from the airport were discontinued, but reopened at. 13.45.
There are no reports of serious injuries or fatalities.
The 52 individuals who felt discomfort have been examined by medical personnel at the airport and some were taken to hospitals.
Parts of the airport has been reopened, the newspaper Welt reports.
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