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Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:04 am

Just heard from a friend the DL terminal at LGA has been evacuated.. don't know how much credibility to the story there is... but anyone have any info?
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:13 am

Nothing on the newswires yet..some tv reports mention a security problem. Planes landing, but passengers being kept on board
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:13 am

It definately was evacuated... just don't know why. But if anyone hears anything let me know. All it say's on DeltaNet is *Flights delayed due to LGA Security*
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:34 am

According to the Italian online newspaper "corriere.it", a passenger left his shoes near the security checkpoint (metal detector) and ran away. A smart thing to do ...

http://www.corriere.it/ultima_ora/ag...E1134-4D72-4A16-8868-1AB61C401A8A}
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:41 am

And the Italian's are fisrt to report this.
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:41 am

This is the biggest problem in airports today. When a breach such as this occurs, they have to "dump" the terminal and re-screen everyone. They should hang the shoeless person.
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:43 am

Quoting AvConsultant (Reply 4):
And the Italian's are first to report this.

That was my first thought as well.

After reading better, I've seen that it was actually reported on CNN - the TV station, not the web site. The Italians just copied it.
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 7:54 am

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The Delta terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York City was evacuated Friday after a man who had been targeted for additional security screening left the screening area, the Transportation Security Administration said.

"TSA Security and Port Authority Police are searching for him now," TSA spokeswoman Ann Davis said. "He's going to have to come out at some point."


The pax musta slipped in during a shift change. This is idiotic.
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 8:28 am

Doesn't DL and NW share the same terminal at LGA?
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 8:33 am

CNN.com link :

http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/03/10/airport.evacuation/index.html

Apparently they're hoping to get flights back in the air by 7:00 PM.

I can only imagine what kind of mess this is causing -- Friday afternoon @ LGA on a good is hectic enough!

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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 8:37 am

Supposedly his shoes tested positive on a preliminary examination for traces of explosives. Hence the brouhaha.
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 8:42 am

is there anywhere to listen to the live ATC of LGA?
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 8:45 am

I'm grateful I returned yesterday from Atlanta to LaGuardia. That is surely going to be a mess. The story seems to get less clear with time. Some stations now reporting the person took their shoes while others say they left them. The only consistent story is someone had a shoe or pair of shoes that set something off.
 
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:21 pm

Quoting WDBRR (Reply 8):
Doesn't DL and NW share the same terminal at LGA?

Yes.
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RE: Delta Terminal At LGA Evacuated?

Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:26 pm

Quoting Wannabe (Reply 5):
They should hang the shoeless person.

I got to experience this mess, and that is exactly what I wanted to do!

I was supposed to depart LGA at 1700 and ended up departing at 2100.

It was awful, you should have seen the mad dash when they re-opened.
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