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  • Security incident aboard AirTran Flight 297 suggests terror "Dry Run"

    12/04/2009 4:34:32 AM PST · by cyn · 78 replies · 3,321+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | December 3,2009 | Doug Hagmann
    “Planned and choreographed” incident similar to USAir Flight 300 Security incident aboard AirTran Flight 297 suggests terror “Dry Run”On November 17, an incident took place aboard AirTran Flight 297 scheduled to fly from Atlanta Hartsfield Airport to Houston that the media does not want to cover and everyone from the airline to the TSA and other government agencies want to keep very quiet. The reasons, I have been told, is fear of predatory lawsuits, negative publicity from accusations of religious profiling, and the obligatory subjugation to mindless mandatory Muslim sensitivity training that make a mockery of our American system of...
  • So, was this a language misunderstanding or terrorist dry run?

    12/03/2009 4:38:48 AM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 56 replies · 3,323+ views
    DallasMorningNews ^ | 12/2/2009 | Terry Maxon
    A reader called me, then sent me an email Wednesday morning about an incident that occurred Nov. 17 on an AirTran Airways flight. According to an Atlanta Journal Constitution story, the flight was delayed two and a half hours after a confrontation between some passengers and the flight crew. The AJC story quoted a passenger sitting toward the back of the airplane who recounted what she saw. That passenger thought it was just a problem with miscommunication. But there's an email circulating, apparently going viral, from a Texan on the flight, who describes what appeared to him to be a...
  • What Really Happened on AirTrans Flight 297?

    12/03/2009 7:15:46 AM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 123 replies · 5,402+ views
    KHOU News Houston ^ | November 18, 2009 | AP
    This squib appeared on the KHOU website on November 18 but is seems to be only a fraction of the story. Read the comments below the story please. ATLANTA -- AirTran Airways says a flight from Atlanta to Houston with more than 70 passengers on board was delayed when a passenger refused to end a cell phone call. ... Flight 297, a Boeing 717, was taxiing on the runway in Atlanta Tuesday afternoon when a crew member asked a passenger to turn off his phone. ... after several failed attempts by the crew member to end the conversation, the captain...