Skip to comments.BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport [radiological component?]
Posted on 10/29/2010 7:40:47 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport
October 29, 2010 9:56 AM
From Jessica McWilliams
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Authorities have isolated two cargo planes are Philadelphia International Airport following a report of a suspicious package.
Local and federal authorities are investigating a suspicious package aboard a cargo plane that landed at Philadelphia International Airport at about 9 a.m. Friday. A second UPS plane was isolated near the UPS terminal before take off.
Authorities say a crew member aboard an inbound UPS plane from Paris, France notified authorities on approach about a suspicious package. The crew member described a possible radiological component to the package.
The two occupants safely exited the aircraft after landing in a remote area of the airport.
(Excerpt) Read more at philadelphia.cbslocal.com ...
I honestly don’t see how any sort of “wag the terrorists” scenario would help the Dems. — Think Obama with his “we can absorb another attack”, whoever the woman was with “the system worked”, multiple reassurances of how our borders are safer than ever, reaching out to the ROP and lecturing anyone who dares mention they’re in agreement with Juan Williams feelings
AQ knows that domestic USA security for anything brought aboard an aircraft is tight.
Looks like they've discovered a "work-around" in using an all-cargo aircraft.
And, it's only days away from the election, so I'm not surprised at all by the timing of this...
I think this is in the back of anyone with half a brains mind.
Head fake by AQ and the Bowrama admin.
In saner times that would make me laugh. Now, not so much.
It helps them if it is bad as elections can be suspended.
We got a chuckle out of that too....but then the realization hit that it is more likely than not, SOMEWHAT true.....sigh.
OMG WTH is going on?
I was thinking this was a Dem plot, but I am getting extremely concerned.
If we are attacked, it is likely we will LOSE BIG Tuesday because of the sudden shift in attention and coalescing around the party in power.
But, honestly I don’t care about that right now.
IF WE ARE UNDER ATTACK, prayers up now....this could be extremely serious, or it could be a false alarm.
Couple this with the gunfire attacks on USMC and DoD locations in recent weeks, and the two Staten Island Muslims arrested independently this week and it adds up to what the Russians call maskirova. A deception designed to hide a greater plan. Something wicked this way comes, and IMO it is coming soon.
Don't worry, the "ONE" said that we can aborb it.....carry on citizen!
There was that bust of the DC metro employee, the shootings of USMC-related targets in NOVA and now this...somebody’s probing us..and with the USMC marathon and that big Comedy Central rally this weekend down here? I just have a really bad feeling.
If nothing comes of this and then the Administration goes on a full-scale media blitz about how they saved us then I will smell a rat. A democRAT.
Why the hell are we allowing planes from Yemen to land in the US?
Their sick dream ... cargo plane explosions
at major airports;
Twitter - 3 minutes ago
RT @ABC: BREAKING: Authorities Investigate Bomb Plot Against U.S. Cargo Planes at Multiple Airports
Twitter - 3 minutes ago
U.S. and European authorities are attempting to thwart what appears to be an ongoing bomb plot in which more than a dozen potential bombs were shipped to the U.S. aboard numerous air carriers, federal sources told ABC News, and then distributed onto UPS cargo trucks in New York, and possibly New Jersey.
It’s a gamble for sure..but remember..they are desperate. Since they haven’t been able to convince Americans that they saved us from another great depression..they may resort to lying that they ‘saved us from another 911’.
IF we are attacked, do you honestly think there will be a Tuesday election?
Maybe, but would a terrorist attack really rally the voting public around the pathetically weak-on-terrorism President and his Democrat party?
Sort of a diversion...It makes our guys “show” their security. The muzzies did these type of runs before the embassy bombings.
I've said for months that the dems wouldn't have been so "in your face" in forcing their agenda down the throats of citizens if they weren't assured that they would not feel any consequences.
I still look for a "national emergency" to be called and the election to be "postponed". If they can't steal the election, they will find a way to call it off. I wouldn't put ANYTHING beyond the socialists.
Officials are not saying what those suspicious items may be, but the planes landed safely and then they were moved and are now being checked.
One plane is a UPS plane and the other is a commercial plane with no passengers on board.
O’Hare now being checked.
If they were going to blow up these planes, they would have blown them up in the skies over the cities to inflict maximum casualties.
I think it’s a diversion, also.
I also think these four shootings at the Pentagon, Marine Museum and recruiting stations might have been some sort of “go” order.
OMG! Thanks for the ping. I think they are planning something for our elections
BBC chimes in with clearer information....
Two East Midlands Airport alerts over suspect itemParts of East Midlands Airport have been sealed off twice following the discovery of a suspicious package.
Emergency services were called to the Donington site at about 0330 BST and evacuated a distribution centre.
The area was reopened just before 1000 BST but a cordon was re-imposed just before 1400 BST so the package could be re-examined “as a precaution”.
Airport authorities said public areas had continued to operate throughout the incident.
A police spokesman said: “The package is being re-examined as a precaution and as such the cordons that were originally put in place have been reinstated as a precaution.
“This has meant that a freight distribution building and a number of offices have been closed together with internal airport roads - Beverley Road and Argosy Road.”
Emergency services have not given details of why the package was re-examined after being declared safe.
Most UPS planes fly through a central-hub, probably Europe in this case.
“free trade” and the G20.
It’s the possible radiological and/or biological material that scares the hell out of me.
Hey stop using up all that red toner ink for your eyesore postings. < /sarcasm>
It won’t help the Dems. But if the attack is bad enough and widespread enough, the elections will be postponed.
Those people tested negative for hazardous materials.
The plane at Newark has not been identified.
Officials say they are taking these precautions due to an incident that happened overnight. A cargo flight flying from Yemen to Chicago, stopping at London, was checked when it landed and crews found a toner cartridge that had been tampered with and changed, but tested negative for explosive materials. Now they are taking no chances and are looking at similar cargo flights, especially those coming from Yemen into the United States.
How long until we hear from 0?
Will he go live on Comedy Central? : o /
Funny how “no comment” yet from the White House....Alright, not so funny!
“A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said officials found something suspicious on a cargo plane in Birmingham, England. But test results for explosives were negative.”
I was just thinking the same thing.
On the Stewart interview without teleprompter he was ahhhhh
ahhhhhhh um um um
I’m cublicle bound- unable to turn on tv- thanks for updates
That’s good, and lends to the theory this may have been a diversion, or just somebody doing a shoddy job of re-manufacturing toner cartridges.
So, is the jack-ass in chief golfing?
Is there a law giving the Federal govt the right to suspend elections?
UPS package tracker was down yesterday when I attempted to track a shipment ... perhaps a coincidence.
Not a pilot, but I will comment:
Air travel in the year 2010 is STUPID. After doing the worthless security Macarena, where all but the biggest threats shuffle barefoot thru the lines by mind numb government workers, passengers are then crammed to capacity into an oftentimes aging metal tube that had a 20 minute look over by union employees before it launching into the stratosphere.
I used to travel a lot. Just took a flight this weekend. I realize air travel has a great safety record, but its just not worth it anymore unless absolutely necessary.
Gun powder instead of toner ink??
That happens all the time.
As usual, the quantity of speculation is inversely proportional to the quantity of facts. All we know for sure is that the authorities are investigating several potential bomb threats related to suspicious packages. We don’t know why the packages are considered suspicious, or how their presence was discovered, or how the authorities knew specifically where to look. And we don’t know if any real explosive devices were discovered.
After he stops for shave-ice.
Thanks ... I first for me.
a first for me.
I got through half of that post then went blind. I am seeing red dots everywhere.
I agree. It's a royal pain now.
Glad that I did all of my flying 20-years ago.