Wed, Aug 13, 2003
Three Fishermen 'Storm' New York Airport
The 21-year-old and his two 13-year-old fishing companions
beached their inflatable rubber raft and walked to the nearest
open-looking office to ask for directions.
To do so, they had to cross JFK International Airport; and
nobody knew they were there, until they showed up at the office --
the security office -- to ask where they were.
The trio set into motion a flurry of activity Sunday night, as
their 10:30PM arrival, after more than a mile of cross-country
walking on airport property from the shore of Jamaica Bay, had gone
Police questioned the three and released them, after finding
their rubber raft and fishing gear where they said they had left
it, beaching the craft due to concerns about a rainstorm that was
soaking the area.
In the wake of this embarrassing screw-up, unspecified security
measures were said to have been initiated at JFK. Perhaps the TSA
will buy a $50,000 rowboat... That might help the Harbor Patrol,
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