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Suspicious wires on Delta flight out of JFK could have been the beginnings of a bomb, source says
NY Daily News ^ | 7/14/12 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA

Posted on 07/14/2012 5:05:01 PM PDT by jimbo123

Authorities interviewed several passengers on the Spain-bound Delta flight, including an Argentinian woman and a Pakistani-American. Two suspicious wires found in one of the plane’s bathrooms could have linked a battery and an explosive.

Investigators have not ruled out the possibility someone was putting together an explosive device when wires were found about a Spain-bound Delta flight, forcing an emergency landing, a law enforcement official said Friday.

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“There is the possibility somebody was interrupted,’’ the official said.

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They also interviewed a Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom.

A U.S. citizen for 11 years, he denied any knowledge of the wires and was let go.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: delta; suspicious; suspiciousactivity; wires

1 posted on 07/14/2012 5:05:07 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

“Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom.”

Mormon? Amish?


2 posted on 07/14/2012 5:09:52 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: jimbo123

No explosives found, no blasting caps. Sounds like wire terrorism!

Thinking themselves wise, the TSA become fools. That is the problem with reactive maintenance, when you worry about the symptom, (bombs), not the problem, (terrorists).

Might I suggest we stop searching grannys, and search everyone or no one. Israel searches with scanners, interviews with agents and racially and other ways profiles. Perhaps we should copy them, instead of rolling dice.


3 posted on 07/14/2012 5:10:20 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: jimbo123

It sounds to me more like a spoof.


4 posted on 07/14/2012 5:11:58 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: jimbo123

Wires? Only wires?

Solid or stranded? If solid, they might have something there. If stranded, someone’s earbuds or wired headset, likely failed and they tore ‘em up.


5 posted on 07/14/2012 5:15:36 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: jimbo123
"Suspicious wires on Delta flight out of JFK could have been the beginnings of a bomb, source says"

Just let the TSA test everybody's drinks that are bought beyond the security gate, and that will make us all safer.

/s

6 posted on 07/14/2012 5:17:43 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: El Gato

The BATF used to bust people with fender washers and aluminum conduit, saying they had parts for a silencer.


7 posted on 07/14/2012 5:17:56 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: jimbo123
They also interviewed a Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom.

If there were any 3-year-old girls or geriatric grannies on board, they clearly need to get equal treatment.

8 posted on 07/14/2012 5:26:21 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: madprof98

The terrorist have won. The new World Order has won. True Americans have lost because our liberty just went to hell.


9 posted on 07/14/2012 5:48:50 PM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: jimbo123

“They also interviewed a Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom. A U.S. citizen for 11 years, he denied any knowledge of the wires...”

Well, of COURSE he denied!!! So they then let him go. Shame on them for profiling, anyway /sarc


10 posted on 07/14/2012 5:54:00 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: llandres

Force eveyonen to eat a bacon sandwich before flight. No more problems...


11 posted on 07/14/2012 5:57:07 PM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: Huebolt
Force eveyonen to eat a bacon sandwich before flight. No more problems....

Didn't the 9/11 Muzzies regularly hit strip clubs in Florida?

12 posted on 07/14/2012 6:03:51 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: jimbo123

Suspicious wires? Were they wearing masks???


13 posted on 07/14/2012 6:15:04 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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14 posted on 07/14/2012 6:20:10 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: SkyDancer

” Suspicious wires? Were they wearing masks???”

Have they even questioned the wires yet? Run some high voltage thru’em, they’ll tell ya everything.


15 posted on 07/14/2012 6:21:16 PM PDT by moovova (Ladies & Gentlemen...Pandora has left the box.)
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To: jimbo123; a fool in paradise

Everybody’s suspiciously wired nowadays!


16 posted on 07/14/2012 6:22:27 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: moovova

I’m not positive but most likely they’d get a negative response.


17 posted on 07/14/2012 6:24:10 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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To: jimbo123

If they are going to question the Pakastani - they have to find 1 white haired granny to question too.


18 posted on 07/14/2012 6:25:44 PM PDT by zwerni (this isn't gonna be good for business)
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To: jimbo123

Totally Wired! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aT-ZD5Q8G2w


19 posted on 07/14/2012 6:26:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Someone cut the red wire?


20 posted on 07/14/2012 6:40:29 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1270 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: jimbo123

A couple of wires on the floor and the Government uses it to pump up fear, and justify the existence of the massive Federal Gestapo that is dedicated to one thing: taking away our freedom. This has nothing to do with aircraft safety or national security.


21 posted on 07/14/2012 7:32:13 PM PDT by Astronaut
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To: jimbo123

Probably one of the cheapest terrorist attacks to date. Caused the plane to turn around, be thoroughly searched, delayed and inconvenienced all the passengers, and zeroed out any credibility of the TSA. And some relatives and others wonder why I don’t fly.


22 posted on 07/14/2012 7:38:07 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Skittle pooping unicorns are more common than progressives with honor & integrity.)
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To: jimbo123

I would assume everyone was searched before they were allowed off the plane or at least allowed to go on their way. No explosives, no bomb. Easy as that. A couple of wires does not make a bomb.


23 posted on 07/14/2012 8:25:48 PM PDT by gunnut
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To: Huebolt

“Force eveyonen to eat a bacon sandwich before flight. No more problems...”

Beautiful; this really has potential. So simple yet so effective. And it costs a whole lot less time, money, and aggravation too.

Huebolt for Director of Homeland Security!


24 posted on 07/14/2012 9:33:57 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: jimbo123
Next thing to go bye, bye will be airplane bathrooms, lest "suspicious wires" be found again.

My guess is that some woman wearing an underwire bra got fed up with it riding up on her during long flights and ripped it out but missed the trash can in the bathroom.

25 posted on 07/14/2012 10:11:26 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: llandres

The Pakistani-born passenger couldn’t have done it. Paks don’t use bathrooms. Even if they did, just check their left hand to see if it stinks. If it does, then they did use the toilet. That would be a surprise. (You’ve got to know what our soldiers learned in Iraq and Afghanistan about the lack of toilet paper in those countries).

No, not all Pakistanis are primitives. Many are fine people but it only takes one to blow up a plane.


26 posted on 07/14/2012 10:18:28 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Huebolt

Everyone knows...

Bacon makes anything and everything better!

Especially long international flights!!!

IMHO :-)


27 posted on 07/14/2012 10:41:13 PM PDT by muffaletaman (IMNSHO - I MIGHT be wrong, but I doubt it.)
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To: Huebolt

If somebody was out to murder a few hundred people on a plane do you think they would balk at eating pork?

They are doing Allah’s will. Allah will understand you having bacon on your breath, surely he would.


28 posted on 07/15/2012 6:21:26 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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