Seville airport closed after military plane crash nearby

The wreckage of an Airbus A400M military transport plane after crashing near Sevilla on May 9, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP 
The wreckage of an Airbus A400M military transport plane after crashing near Sevilla on May 9, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP 

MADRID (AFP) - Spain's busy southern Seville airport was closed to traffic Saturday following the crash nearby of an Airbus military plane, the AENA airport authority said.

"Seville airport is closed to traffic. It's firefighters are on the scene of an accident outside the grounds," AENA said on twitter.