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 03.30.15

Airborne 03.24.15

Airborne 03.25.15

Airborne 03.26.15

Airborne 03.27.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 03.30.15

Airborne 03.24.15

Airborne 03.25.15

Airborne 03.26.15

Airborne 03.27.15

 

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

For Real! HondaJet Receives Provisional TC From FAA

Next Big Step Taken In Honda's Plans For The Business Aviation Market The HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the FAA. This achievement indicates the FA>[...]

Klyde Morris (03.30.15)

Klyde's Got Worries... Lots Of Them FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

AeroSports Update: Aerobatic Powerhouse Julie Clark To Be At Sun ‘N Fun

Even The Best Airshow Performers In The World Need Sponsorships, And Julie Clark Has Just Announced She Will Be Sponsored By Tempest And Electroair At Sun-N-Fun 2015 Julie Clark Ai>[...]

Airborne 03.27.15: Cockpit Changes Announced, Maine v UAVs, NBAA v Santa Monica

Also: AirVenture Update, Barnstorming Opines On Media Aero-Reporting, NTSB Update, ERAU Scholarships, Doolittle Raiders, Tecnam P2010 The loss of Germanwings Flight 9525 due to wha>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (03.30.15)

“EAA AirVenture creates unmatched opportunities for people to see aircraft in one place that you cannot see anywhere else in the world. It’s only fitting that on the B->[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC