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F16 Fighters Scrambled After 'Bomb Threat' to Sunwing Flight From Toronto
The Guardian ^
| F16 fighters scrambled after 'bomb threat' to Sunwing flight from Toronto
Posted on 07/26/2014 11:33:01 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Two US F16 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Panama City-bound flight from Canada back to Toronto on Friday after a man on the plane apparently threatened to blow up the aircraft, authorities said.
Major Julie Roberge of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said the jets flew up to join Sunwing Airlines flight 772 as a "precaution" less than an hour after it took off from Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
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TOPICS: Canada; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
He bought Duty Free Cigarettes at the airport and then found out they were cheaper on the plane , D’oh
posted on 07/26/2014 11:39:34 AM PDT
Another article states the man is mentally ill. His family has reported him to the police more than a dozen times in the last year.
If anyone should be on a no fly list, this guy should be.
posted on 07/26/2014 11:45:10 AM PDT
mentally ill for cheap cigarettes
posted on 07/26/2014 11:52:20 AM PDT
posted on 07/26/2014 12:43:16 PM PDT
("No amount of logic can shatter a faith consciously based on a lie." Lamar Keene, "True Believers")
To: nickcarraway; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.
posted on 07/26/2014 1:18:11 PM PDT
by Squawk 8888
(Will steal your comments & post them on Twitter)
Insane muzzie yells, sane one brings explosive device on board.
People work like a dog whole year round and plan for a well deserved holiday at tropical destination.
Then, owing to "insane" muzzie suddenly lose half a day of paid vacation due to emergency landing and waiting for another plane.
At average cost of $200 per day, Panama-bound travelers paid over $18,000 jizzya tax to religion of pieces.
IMHO, customers should sue Sunwing. And let Sunwing later decide whether to fly tose who might suffer of sudden jihadi syndrome.
posted on 07/26/2014 2:29:56 PM PDT
Some of the comments at the link are hilarious. A guy named Ali Shahi threatens to blow up a jet and we're over reacting? And then some of them said, what were the F-16s going to do, shoot it down if it deviated off course?
I would certainly hope so.
posted on 07/26/2014 6:23:49 PM PDT
(CDN PM Stephen Harper may not be perfect, but we don't have to be ashamed or embarassed of him.)
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