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REPORT: Possible Hijacking Averted @ JFK Yesterday  
User currently onlineWinds Aloft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 38 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 1 month 10 hours ago) and read 2415 times:

This evening, one of the reporters at WNBC here in New York reported during the 5:00pm newscast that he had been able to confirm through sources with the Port Authority police of an incident that may have been related to the other hijackings. Apparently a UAL flight (flight 93 I think he said) from JFK to LAX was preparing to depart at 9:00am. Before the aircraft left the gate there was a commotion made by three passengers believed to be of Arab descent. Things got so bad that the flight crew refused to depart the gate until the three passengers exited the aircraft. All three men refused to do so. The crew then called for armed Port Authority police to come to the aircraft and forcibly remove them, however before the officers could arrive the men left. All of this took place right before the first impact so the crew couldn't have known there might be a connection. FBI agents are or already have interviewed the flight crew.

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User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 1 month 10 hours ago) and read 2290 times:


User currently offlineVgnAtl747 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1529 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (14 years 1 month 9 hours ago) and read 2198 times:

I have checked this site numerous times over the past 2 days... there seems to me more discussion here than anywhere else, and every time I check the posts, I hear something new.

I hadn't heard this.

Work Hard. Fly Right. Continental Airlines
User currently offlineNWA ARJ From United States of America, joined May 2001, 547 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (14 years 1 month 9 hours ago) and read 2174 times:

Yes very interesting?!?

Nightmare 68, Fargo Tower, Runway 36, Fly Runway Heading, Mantain 10,000, Cleared For Takeoff, Change To Departure
User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6174 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (14 years 1 month 7 hours ago) and read 2080 times:

Is it me, or was flight 93 the one that flew into the Pentagon?

I am pretty sure it is, so maybe your story fits a different piece of this sadistic puzzle than we thought.


User currently offlineTguman From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 435 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (14 years 1 month 7 hours ago) and read 2062 times:

UA flight 93 i think was the one that flew into the ground in Western PA. It left from Newark. The flight number may not be the same but it is still erie. God Bless those affected. TGUMAN

Life is a Mine Field.
User currently offlineSpinkid From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1297 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 1 month 7 hours ago) and read 2029 times:

WNBC seems to be the only one reporting this story.

it was United #23 JFK-LAX

They are saying the men got away before police arrived

User currently offlineSotomayor From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (14 years 1 month 2 hours ago) and read 1932 times:

Would be hijackers kicked out of a plane before takeoff? Come on...

Idiots like these, many times drunk, get kicked out of boarding flights in this manner every day.

Again, not much play of this story anywhere else.

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