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Hero of Chicago to SFO Flight Speaks Out (tackled Yemeni who attacked cockpit door)
nbcbayarea.com ^ | May 10, 2011 | Lori Preuitt

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 could’ve been a contaminant of sorts. There could’ve 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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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: allahfubar; almurisi; flightincident; jihadinamerica; larrywright; suddenjihadsyndrome

1 posted on 05/10/2011 6:30:44 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Id say the should have beaten him to death. never forget


2 posted on 05/10/2011 6:37:45 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

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!


3 posted on 05/10/2011 6:39:09 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: al baby

Ditto. Nobody attacking a cockpit door, shouting death cult chants all the while, should ever be allowed to leave the aircraft alive.


4 posted on 05/10/2011 6:41:45 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

another article contradicts this one.

It states that he said “God is Great!”.


5 posted on 05/10/2011 6:42:09 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Ah the Religion of Peace.


6 posted on 05/10/2011 6:42:30 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hope the four who wrestled Mr. Allah is Swell got some free liquor out of all this.


7 posted on 05/10/2011 6:44:22 PM PDT by bajabaja (Too ugly to be scanned at the airports.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We need to send him about half-way back to Yemen....


8 posted on 05/10/2011 6:45:09 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“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....”

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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.


9 posted on 05/10/2011 6:45:38 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: Dryman

?

“Allah Akbar” = “God is great.”


10 posted on 05/10/2011 6:45:51 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Just gotta snip out this

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.

11 posted on 05/10/2011 6:46:47 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

OOOOOH. Man, I would never have understood.

I was afraid the Amish were acting up again.


12 posted on 05/10/2011 6:48:16 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: don-o

Oh Come ON!!!

He was just trying to find the potty!


13 posted on 05/10/2011 6:49:33 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It was a misunderstanding.

He was yelling “Re-elect Baraq”


14 posted on 05/10/2011 6:50:39 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: 21twelve

Once more a private citizen doing the job that TSA can’t do and isn’t interested in.


15 posted on 05/10/2011 6:51:37 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

That is an insult to God. Allah is NOT god.


16 posted on 05/10/2011 6:53:59 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Has CAIR sued him yet?


17 posted on 05/10/2011 6:56:09 PM PDT by comps4spice (Liberalism is a threat to life and liberty in the USA.)
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To: acapesket
Judging by the look of the inside of OBL’s “McMansion”, it appears to me that finding the Potty is not necessarily a requirement to go Potty.
18 posted on 05/10/2011 6:56:39 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now...)
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To: acapesket

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.


19 posted on 05/10/2011 6:56:52 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

“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’.


20 posted on 05/10/2011 6:59:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Now that we have an eyewitness report of this incident, I'm still waiting for the eyewitness report of OBL’s demise.
21 posted on 05/10/2011 6:59:24 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now...)
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To: Trod Upon

unless it is at altitude


22 posted on 05/10/2011 6:59:42 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (I asked the bartender for a bin Ladin, she said 'what's that? I said 'two shots then a splash.')
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To: Kickass Conservative

A Muslim does not charge a cockpit yelling Allah Akbar 30 times without nefarious motives.

Glad the truth is getting out there.


23 posted on 05/10/2011 7:02:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Slump Tester

Well, Allah does not exist so it can’t be God.


24 posted on 05/10/2011 7:06:15 PM PDT by omega4179 (Waterboard Pakistan!)
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To: omega4179

But a demon named Allah does!


25 posted on 05/10/2011 7:11:36 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
had both his arms and his legs in plastic handcuffs and a belt

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.

26 posted on 05/10/2011 7:13:14 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: don-o
Liar!! I saw the cousin on Channel 2 from the Bay Area this morning. He seemed to think it was all a big joke.
27 posted on 05/10/2011 7:18:39 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Ladies and Gentlemen the _resident of the untied States!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Allahu akbar” isn’t that what the Amish say?


28 posted on 05/10/2011 7:18:49 PM PDT by tiki
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To: mad_as_he$$

Isn’t there a cousin or uncle or something with the exact same name?


29 posted on 05/10/2011 7:27:18 PM PDT by Califreak (You can't go swimming in a baseball pool)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A man named Rageh al-Murisi is accused of... terrorism.

Why don't they call it what it is?

30 posted on 05/10/2011 7:42:09 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: don-o

There is no such thing as a nomal muslim guy. Remember the “moderate” everyone knew who cut his wife’s head off?


31 posted on 05/10/2011 7:42:58 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: muawiyah

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.

Threat?

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.


32 posted on 05/10/2011 7:46:13 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Slump Tester

“Allah is NOT god.”

True.

Learned that one the hard way.

Besides, allah has 99 names. What does that tell you?


33 posted on 05/10/2011 7:48:14 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: 1010RD

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....


34 posted on 05/10/2011 7:59:24 PM PDT by duckbutt (Those who pay no taxes have no check on their appetite for services.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

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.


35 posted on 05/10/2011 8:51:04 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head
Actually it’s not a joking matter. IMHO,

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.

36 posted on 05/10/2011 8:58:23 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: 21twelve
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.

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.

37 posted on 05/10/2011 9:16:15 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

HOORAY Larry Wright!


38 posted on 05/10/2011 9:43:49 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: duckbutt

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.


39 posted on 05/10/2011 9:53:27 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

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.


40 posted on 05/10/2011 10:34:49 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: glorgau
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.

41 posted on 05/11/2011 3:35:57 AM PDT by hattend (Obama is better than OJ... He found a killer while on the golf course.)
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To: Califreak
Not sure. I wasn't playing that close of attention to the names. They all sound the same to me!!
42 posted on 05/11/2011 5:17:15 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Ladies and Gentlemen the _resident of the untied States!!)
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