Wed, Nov 29, 2006
Flights Cancelled, Airport Evacuated
Operations at Modesto City-County Municipal Airport ground to a
halt Tuesday, when the central California airport closed following
a series of anonymous bomb threats.
Flights were cancelled, and the airport was evacuated at
noon Tuesday, according to CBS. Bomb sniffing dogs were sent in to
sweep the terminal for possible explosives.
Media reports indicate the airport manager received a series of
bomb threats through email. The Modesto Police Webmaster also
reportedly received nine emails, saying multiple bombs had been
placed at the airport between 4 am and 8 am Tuesday morning.
Local authorities said the threats appeared genuine... but
federal security and law enforcement officials later described the
threat as "non-specific," adding "we do NOT deem it credible."
As of Tuesday night, the airport was still closed.
Modesto is served commercially by SkyWest Airlines, flying as
United Express to San Francisco.
Only Time Will Tell If The Booster Is Truly Reusable On November 23, 2015 Blue Origin achieved a first in rocketry and spaceflight history when their New Shepard launch vehicle suc>[...]
Facility Earmarked For Work On Falcon 8X And Falcon 5X Airplanes Dassault Falcon Jet has completed another major expansion of its Little Rock Completion Center that will add 350,00>[...]
First-Ever Forum Of Its Type Draws Over 800 International Officials Over 800 Ministers and senior officials from States, UN and international organizations have gathered at the Hea>[...]
Kremlin Say There Was No Violation Of Turkish Airspace Tensions between Russia and Turkey, and by extension NATO, escalated Tuesday when a Russian Su-24 was shot down by Turkey aft>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2015-23-06 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A330-200, A330-300, and A340-300 series airplanes.>[...]