Fri, Nov 09, 2007
Plane Had Just Arrived From Chicago
Some tense moments at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday
morning, as officials quarantined an arriving flight from Chicago
when a bomb threat was reported against the plane.
The Associated Press reports an unidentified person called the
New York Police Department, saying he had seen information on the
internet claiming there was a bomb onboard American Airlines Flight
"The Port Authority in New York alerted us to a security issue
after the plane landed," said American Airlines spokeswoman Mary
Authorities quickly met the MD82, which arrived at the airport
just after 1130 EST, and moved the plane from the gate to an
isolated area of the airport.
The 122 persons onboard were evacuated, before personnel moved
in with bomb-sniffing dogs. Nothing was found.
Despite An Admitted Lack Of Official Policy, FAA Fights For Its Unofficial Stance In the aftermath of the story ANN broke about the NTSB's reversal of the fines and actions taken a>[...]
System Is Being Upgraded And Expanded Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (AEROTHAI), the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Thailand, has selected defense and security company >[...]
“Sandel is working aggressively to add additional airframes to each AML-STC. It is a challenging and iterative process, but we were able satisfy all the stakeholders at FAA. >[...]
The Electromagnetic Levitator Will Be Launched To The ISS On ATV-5 To Test Materials Of The Future On The ISS Airbus Defense and Space, world’s number two in space technologi>[...]
Also: Trig TT31 Update, Barnstorming--GA Wimping Out, Gone West: MiG Designer Belyakov, Zenith's 10000 Plan! When the FAA opened the door for easier angle of attack (AoA) indicator>[...]