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User currently offlineSashA From Russia, joined May 1999, 861 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 932 times:

This is just outrageous.

A Boeing plane (must be 737?) readying for departure from CDG Paris to St Petersburgh, Russia caught fire from a bag in luggage compartment. Reportedly, a passenger (whatta prick!) was transporting a bunch of signal flares in it, in violation of rules on flamable items in luggage.

Pax had to be moved to another pane and took off 3 hrs behind schedule.

Who should we fry for this: the passenger or CDG airport check-in security?? Both on one stick, maybe...

Here's the news story (in Russian):
http://www.lenta.ru/world/2001/02/13/boeing/



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User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 899 times:

Jeez-us! People can be so ignorant sometimes!

But I wonder how the flares must've slipped through past security checks on baggage at CDG, of which I'm sure they do, since many major EU airprots are quite strict about putting potentially dagerous things on board passenger a/c for very good reason.


User currently offlineKLM747 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2001, 669 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 858 times:

Woa! Now that passenger should know better then to take flares with him.
And I also wonder why CDG aiport didn't stop him.

KLM747 Big grin


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 854 times:

You would think that signal flares would look like sticks of dynamite when going thru the x-ray???

Scott



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