Skip to comments.Hero of Chicago to SFO Flight Speaks Out (tackled Yemeni who attacked cockpit door)
Posted on 05/10/2011 6:30:41 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
One of the men being hailed a hero for his actions during Sunday night's flight from Chicago to San Francisco where a passenger attempted to break through the cockpit door talked about his efforts on Tuesday.
Larry Wright, who is a retired police officer, said he did what he thinks anyone should do under the same circumstances. Wright sat down with reporters at SFO two days after the flight landed safely and the man was taken into police custody.
A man named Rageh al-Murisi is accused of walking to the front of the plane and attempting to get in the cockpit.
Wright said he was sitting in seat 20C when he noticed a fellow passenger walking past. "As I turned, there was a person walking past me. He rapidly broke into a trot... then yelled 'Allahu akbar.'" Wright said from his training as a police office he knew there was a problem and he immediately got up and followed the man. He said when he reached him, he was at the cockpit door. Wright said he put him in a control hold with the help of four or five other people.
"I started thinking about the possible scenarios that could be playing out here. There couldve been a contaminant of sorts. There couldve been an unexploded ordinance on the gentleman, so I asked if they had any more flexcuffs," Wright said.
Wright said he physically sat on top of al-Murisi for the remainder of the flight. By that time, al-Murisi had both his arms and his legs in plastic handcuffs and a belt and he was barefoot after Wright and another stripped him of his shoes and socks.
Wright said al-Murisi never spoke to him directly but said "Allahu akbar" some more 30 times during the duration of the flight.
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Id say the should have beaten him to death. never forget
The animals who follow and believe in this cult are an evil presence on this planet. They don’t belong here and should be removed!
Ditto. Nobody attacking a cockpit door, shouting death cult chants all the while, should ever be allowed to leave the aircraft alive.
another article contradicts this one.
It states that he said “God is Great!”.
Ah the Religion of Peace.
Hope the four who wrestled Mr. Allah is Swell got some free liquor out of all this.
We need to send him about half-way back to Yemen....
“He rapidly broke into a trot... then yelled ‘Allahu akbar.’” Wright said from his training as a police office he knew there was a problem....”
Thank goodness his training allowed him to pick up on those subtle cues!
Seriously though - good on him! I guess one could figure they are going down anyway, but to engage in someone that you think might have a bomb strapped to them DOES take a certain mindset that I imagine he developed as a cop.
“Allah Akbar” = “God is great.”
His cousins, who live in Vallejo, said outside court said al-Murisis was a normal guy and they don't think he had any intention of hurting anyone.
Liars lie. The truth is an alien concept to this demonic religion.
OOOOOH. Man, I would never have understood.
I was afraid the Amish were acting up again.
Oh Come ON!!!
He was just trying to find the potty!
It was a misunderstanding.
He was yelling “Re-elect Baraq”
Once more a private citizen doing the job that TSA can’t do and isn’t interested in.
That is an insult to God. Allah is NOT god.
Has CAIR sued him yet?
And his rheumatoid arthritis was acting up, too! All the more reason to try and storm the cockpit while yelling Allah hu ackbar!
All the other Muzzies on the flight were taking notes on the response he received and have reported it to the handlers of this dry run.
“Allah hu akbar” does not mean “God is great”. It means Allah, the Moon god (not the God of the Jews or Christians), is superior and supreme over all other gods including the Jews’ and Christians’.
unless it is at altitude
A Muslim does not charge a cockpit yelling Allah Akbar 30 times without nefarious motives.
Glad the truth is getting out there.
Well, Allah does not exist so it can’t be God.
But a demon named Allah does!
Flying with a belt these days is a real pain. You have to take it off and put it back on after passing through security. The only reason I wear it is in case I have to wrap it around someones neck to drag them down.
“Allahu akbar” isn’t that what the Amish say?
Isn’t there a cousin or uncle or something with the exact same name?
Why don't they call it what it is?
There is no such thing as a nomal muslim guy. Remember the “moderate” everyone knew who cut his wife’s head off?
I’m witness to the TSA patting down a cancer patient in a wheel chair. The guy was emaciated and still had multiple jp’s in his body draining him, couldn’t walk, but was forced to stand hanging onto the agents neck for stability.
It’s the typical prey of these TSA cowards. Luckily Schumer’s going to get them to do trains next. Eventually you’ll have to get molested every time you enter your car.
“Allah is NOT god.”
Learned that one the hard way.
Besides, allah has 99 names. What does that tell you?
I’ve had a double hip replacement and so, of course, I set off the buzzers every time I go through security —and I get the royal pat down. I’m a 60 year old grandma....I sure fit the profile.
One time I sat down to wait my turn for the TSA Tickle, and there was another woman also waiting. I looked at her and said, “hip or knee” and she said, “knee”. I muttered (so we wouldn’t get the strip search deluxe) that we really looked the Butch and Sundance and up to no good....
I’m driving to see the grandbabies next time....
Another one of those terroristic, swarthy Amish terrorists. It’s always them. They’re trying to hide their true identity by using foreign, mid-eastern names and speaking in Arabic code-words.
Actually it’s not a joking matter. IMHO, This guy should have been treated to the same treatment the shoe bomber got...beaten to a pulp.
No, it's not.
Assuming that these guys weren't "terrorists" (i.e., an organized action), we're nonetheless inflicted with an indigenous population who spontaneously try to kill themselves and everybody with them.
It's one of the best reasons for profiling yet. Odds are any given Muslim is going to be either a terrorist or a nut case. And, in either event, a genuine safety risk.
True, but unless it's an itsy-bitsy bomb it won't matter if you are sitting on him or in the back of the plane, if it goes off.
Any attempt to interfere with the operation of the plane should be considered attempted mass murder and dealt with accordingly.
HOORAY Larry Wright!
What decent Americans need to do is just stop flying. Only when the airlines are driven to the brink of bankruptcy will they finally stand up to the TSA and say enough is enough! I’ve logged more than a million miles flying during my working career, but flying has ceased to be worth the effort and I’ve decided that I’m not a customer anymore.
Cop with 27 years and retired “because of a back injury”. So the guy is probably getting disability. At least he is making himself useful.
He was getting disability. Obama's Social Security secretary will have a review of this guy's disablty payment by next week.
You don't subdue Obama's people without consequences.