Pilot Pissed After Alleged Terror Threat


A anonymous call about a possible threat disrupted several flights Monday at New York's JFK Airport. The call eventually was determined to be a hoax, but not before leading to a terse exchange between an American Airlines pilot and air traffic control. The incident began after the Port Authority that runs JFK received a call claiming explosives were onboard several flights bound for JFK. Two of those flights - American Airlines Flight 24 and Finnair Flight 5 - were among those mentioned in the call. Once the flights landed at JFK, they were sent to an isolated part of the airfield and were immediately surrounded by emergency vehicles. Read more at http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2012/09/hoax-call-threatens-ame…

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