What it Takes to Breach JFK Security: | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 12.05.16

Airborne 12.06.16

Airborne 12.07.16

Airborne 12.08.16

Airborne 12.09.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 12.05.16

Airborne 12.06.16

Airborne 12.07.16

Airborne 12.08.16

Airborne 12.09.16

Wed, Aug 13, 2003

What it Takes to Breach JFK Security:

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 completely undetected.

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, too.

FMI: www.tsa.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 12.09.16: GodSpeed John Glenn, Electric-Flight Record, FAA Oversight?

Also: Gone West: Aleta Jackson DeLong, Barnstorming: Breakfast With A Hero, Pearl Harbor, WWII Vets, NATA at KVNY, Flightstar, UK Airport Threat John Glenn has headed west. At 95 y>[...]

Airborne 12.08.16: Trump v AF1, Gordon Bennett Cup '17, Skydiving At Casa Grande

Also: Intoxicated Pilot, Seaplane Pilots, AEA/EASA, Drones As Lifesavers, ISS Update, T-50A Flight Ops, Safran President-elect, Donald Trump set the world of aviation and the media>[...]

Airborne 12.09.16: GodSpeed John Glenn, Electric-Flight Record, FAA Oversight?

Also: Gone West: Aleta Jackson DeLong, Barnstorming: Breakfast With A Hero, Pearl Harbor, WWII Vets, NATA at KVNY, Flightstar, UK Airport Threat John Glenn has headed west. At 95 y>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.10.16)

Aerofiles Aviation Timeline, Chronology Something that's always noted in news reports is "firsts". Being the first to do anything is usually newsworthy, and aviation is, of course,>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.10.16): Compass Locator

A low power, low or medium frequency (L/MF) radio beacon installed at the site of the outer or middle marker of an instrument landing system (ILS).>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC