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Man Takes Gun On Plane  
User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 2 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1493 times:

October 25, 2001

Man Takes Gun on Plane

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

EW ORLEANS, Oct. 24 — A man carried a loaded handgun through security checkpoints at the New Orleans airport today and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight before turning the weapon over to a flight attendant.

An F.B.I. spokesman, Ed Hall, said the man did not realize he had the gun in his briefcase until the flight had left for Phoenix. The man, who was not identified, was not charged.

A security employee was suspended, and the authorities were reviewing why agents did not spot the gun when it went through an X-ray machine.


http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/25/national/25GUN.html

Wow.... thats pretty crazy....

..Serge

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User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1451 times:

That's what minimum wage will get for ya.

User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1447 times:

Yeah... its pretty sad they haven't done a thing at MSY to improve security if they can let something like this slip by...

I suppose it will be good to make all security workers federal employees and to train them in the first place  Wink/being sarcastic

..Serge


User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1443 times:

Here, here!!!

User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1438 times:

haha, no offense... the second sentence in the second paragraph was meant for MSY...

...Serge


User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1433 times:

lol, im tired... I meant the "train them in the first place" comment....

I better go to sleep...

...Serge


User currently offlineBoeingfan From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 385 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1425 times:

Why should New Orleans (MSY) be any different from other US domestic airports?

Security is a good show now, politically correct with the armed National Guard and all. When are we going to have true security at our airports?

A solution is needed, and it must be applied universally.

The US Federal Gov't should take over the security check points, and add a tax to each passenger ticket in order to cover the cost. An extra $5.00/ per ticket would do alot.


User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 2007 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1418 times:

I'd gladly pay an extra 5 bucks a flight to make sure this doesnt happen and it turns out not to be a mistake.

User currently offlineWadha From United Arab Emirates, joined Mar 2000, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (13 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 1413 times:

even after all the security restrictions this keeps happening!

User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (13 years 2 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1375 times:

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