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Exclusive: Man in disguise boards international flight
CNN ^ | 11/4/2010 | Scott Zamost

Posted on 11/04/2010 10:25:46 PM PDT by Velveeta

Canadian authorities are investigating an "unbelievable" incident in which a passenger boarded an Air Canada flight disguised as an elderly man, according to a confidential alert obtained by CNN. The incident occurred on October 29 on Air Canada flight AC018 to Vancouver originating in Hong Kong. An intelligence alert from the Canada Border Services Agency describes the incident as an "unbelievable case of concealment." "Information was received from Air Canada Corporate Security regarding a possible imposter on a flight originating from Hong Kong," the alert says. "The passenger in question was observed at the beginning of the flight to be an elderly Caucasian male who appeared to have young looking hands. During the flight the subject attended the washroom and emerged an Asian looking male that appeared to be in his early 20s."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: canada; disguise; hongkong; oldman; vancouver

1 posted on 11/04/2010 10:25:49 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: fanfan

ping


2 posted on 11/04/2010 10:26:16 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: LucyT; STARWISE

Amazingly bizarre ping.


3 posted on 11/04/2010 10:26:58 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Velveeta

international man of mystery..


4 posted on 11/04/2010 10:27:41 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: Velveeta

Asian Powers.


5 posted on 11/04/2010 10:30:48 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
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To: scott7278

Secret Asian Man


6 posted on 11/04/2010 10:32:00 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
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To: Velveeta; onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; Liz; rodguy911; Cindy; tutstar; jellybean; ...

OMG .. totally creepy.


7 posted on 11/04/2010 10:34:41 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Velveeta

The comments are kinda funny.

“It’s Kato! and the original Green Hornet! “

“Great. Now before we board a plane, TSA is going to start pulling on our faces, skin and hair to see if are who we really are. “

“Secret Asian man! “

“The picture looks like before and after McDonald’s. “

“Great. Now they’re gonna poke holes in our faces to make sure we aren’t wearing masks. “

“bet there’s a middle eastern man with a beard and a turban behind his asian man mask “

“We have a guy from China on the left and someone older than China on the right. “


8 posted on 11/04/2010 10:35:20 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: Velveeta

The guy is an idiot.

Mr. McGoo wore large round glasses.


9 posted on 11/04/2010 10:36:00 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: Velveeta

10 posted on 11/04/2010 10:37:00 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: Velveeta

More comments from the linked page:

“the old guy was born in ‘55? i was born in ‘51 and didn’t realize i looked quite THAT bad. just looked in the mirror, however....lol ! “

“He looks like Helen Thomas Boyfriend. “

“Next thing you know TSA will begin “popsicle stick” scrapings of our face to make sure it’s skin. Jeez! “

“THE ELDERLY MAN LOOKS LIKE BERNIE MADOFF “

“This is called the SPFX Old Man Mask. So far this is the second incident with SPFX’s masks. The last incident involved armed robbery with a white guy wearing a realistic SPFX black man mask and got away with it multiple times. “


11 posted on 11/04/2010 10:40:45 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: scott7278

LOL, I needed that chuckle.


12 posted on 11/04/2010 10:41:49 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: 21twelve; Velveeta

Okay - I’m the idiot. It’s Mr. MaGoo - and I think I was recalling MaGoo’s glasses from the intro to the cartoon when he looks through the last two “o”’s in his name.

Anyway - the point is - it looks like a Mr. MaGoo mask.


13 posted on 11/04/2010 10:42:19 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: ransomnote

The comments are quite funny.
The stunt itself....not so much.


14 posted on 11/04/2010 10:43:31 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Velveeta

The stunt is scare. He may have been a test dummy sent by people who like to do bad things to planes, people who would be barred from getting on a plane if their faces were revealed...
And then as some commenters on that page noted - the reporters indicated exactly what gave him away - for future use by others (his young looking hands)


15 posted on 11/04/2010 10:47:54 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: Bobalu

Arbuckle and Keaton...from which movie?


16 posted on 11/04/2010 10:52:06 PM PDT by Chunga (The Democratic Party Is A Criminal Enterprise)
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To: Velveeta

I needed a good laugh before bed.

Helen Thomas boyfriend! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!


17 posted on 11/04/2010 10:53:16 PM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Velveeta

LOL

That’s actually pretty cool.


19 posted on 11/04/2010 10:53:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Chunga

That would be “The Bellboy”


20 posted on 11/04/2010 10:58:14 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Velveeta
Hello. I'm a PC. And I'm a Mac.
21 posted on 11/04/2010 10:59:04 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: Velveeta
They saw his hands.

22 posted on 11/04/2010 11:03:27 PM PDT by I see my hands (How's that ballot box thing working out for you?)
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To: Velveeta

How is this done? The mask covers the neck, also. Amazing.


23 posted on 11/04/2010 11:04:46 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: I see my hands

LOL!


24 posted on 11/04/2010 11:06:41 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Velveeta

That’s why we gotta give granny a body cavity search.


25 posted on 11/04/2010 11:13:27 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake.)
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To: presently no screen name

It’s an SPFX mask:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/181/459408631_7b7a8554ca.jpg


26 posted on 11/04/2010 11:17:23 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: smokingfrog

And gramps too. Don’t forget about gramps.


27 posted on 11/04/2010 11:18:24 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Velveeta

Thanks. There he is again! They only have one face/style? It really is amazing.


28 posted on 11/04/2010 11:20:26 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

The guy on the right “thug” is also a mask.


29 posted on 11/04/2010 11:22:38 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Velveeta
During the flight the subject attended the washroom and emerged an Asian looking male that appeared to be in his early 20s.

Secure that plane immediatrely! Its washroom contains the Fountain of Youth!

30 posted on 11/04/2010 11:37:20 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable Rights)
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To: Yehuda

My son used to call that the “scary bad guy” mask when he was about 2 or 3. One day we had the TV on and he said “Look, there’s the scary bad guy”. It was Martin Scorsese. I don’t think he has a mustache, but everything else is the same.


31 posted on 11/04/2010 11:47:44 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: All

I guess they didn’t check the picture or the date of birth in the passport very well....:^)


32 posted on 11/05/2010 12:22:03 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: Velveeta

Why does everyone say it was a mask? Probably just air travel related dehydration. (I’m mostly curious where the kid got those cool mod oval shaped sunglasses.)


33 posted on 11/05/2010 1:50:40 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: Velveeta

I thought the one on the left was a babe!


34 posted on 11/05/2010 3:13:30 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: Velveeta; Clive

No passport photo?


35 posted on 11/05/2010 4:39:52 AM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: I see my hands

LOL!


36 posted on 11/05/2010 4:41:55 AM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: Velveeta

Me too, LOL!


37 posted on 11/05/2010 4:58:05 AM PDT by 2001convSVT ("Repeal ObamaCare")
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To: fanfan; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; Cannoneer No. 4; ...

Thanks for the ping, fanfan


38 posted on 11/05/2010 6:40:55 AM PDT by Clive
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To: Nightshift

gnip


39 posted on 11/05/2010 7:07:31 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: Clive

You’re welcome Clive. :-)


40 posted on 11/05/2010 7:48:33 AM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: Velveeta
The guy on the right “thug” is also a mask.

These masks certainly fooled me. I say these masks should be put on the FBI wanted list. Behind it, is NO GOOD thing.
42 posted on 11/05/2010 10:56:50 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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