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  • 27 With Terrorist Links Held F.A.A. Licenses, Report Says

    08/03/2011 12:01:18 PM PDT · by opentalk · 8 replies
    nytimes ^ | July 29, 2011 | MATTHEW L. WALD
    The Transportation Security Administration cannot determine the real identities of thousands of the people to whom the Federal Aviation Administration has issued licenses as pilots and aircraft mechanics, but has located an additional 27 who should not have held them because of terrorist connections, according to an internal report by the Department of Homeland Security....The report was requested two years ago by four senators after a private data analysis company in New York determined that the man convicted of bombing Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 still held an F.A.A. license, as did a man caught trying...
  • Pilot subject of terror alert - Man, who trained at Briscoe Field, found in Britain

    04/09/2005 3:45:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies · 1,212+ views
    A man trained as a pilot at a Lawrenceville airport three years ago raised an international terror alert this week. He was found in Britain on Friday, the FBI said. Zayead Christopher Hajaig, a 35-year-old British national, "remains a person of interest" although he has been located, said Steve Emmett, an FBI spokesman in Atlanta. FBI officials released little information about Hajaig on Friday. They would not say whether he had been detained or how he had been located. Earlier this week, authorities issued a "special alert bulletin" warning airports about Hajaig, who took flight lessons at Astron Enterprises at...
  • Hialeah Police Department is detaining two men of Middle Eastern

    09/14/2001 1:40:44 PM PDT · by Corazon · 2 replies · 536+ views
    WSVN Channel 7 ^ | September 14, 2001 11:34 AM | WSVN
    Posted: September 14, 2001 11:34 AM Hialeah, FL (WSVN) Seven News has confirmed through sources that the Hialeah Police Department is detaining two men of Middle Eastern at the Okeechobee Inn on US 27. They are believed to be in possession of not only pilot's licenses, but also fraudulent immigration documents. They are detaining the men until the FBI arrives to further question these men. This Okeechobee Inn motel is only a quarter of a mile from the Miami International Airport. This is just another indication that the FBI is working with the police to follow up on every possible ...