The officials said there was no known threat associated with the plane, but it was escorted to John F. Kennedy International Airport as a precaution. The plane landed shortly after p.
The bombs were discovered as a result of intelligence received from Saudi Arabia 's security chief. Al-Faifi had escaped in and re-joined AQAP, but turned himself in to Saudi authorities on October 16,and provided them with information about the plot. No explosives were detected.
The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign. President Barack Obama called the coordinated attacks a "credible terrorist threat," and U. Parts of the plot might remain undetected, Obama's counterterror chief warned.
State-owned news channel Rossiya 24 broadcast a video of the in-flight encounter over the Baltic Sea shortly after Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu returned to Moscow from a visit to Russia's westernmost Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad. The footage showed a Russian Su maneuvering to drive off an F fighter that flew close to the minister's plane. Russian news agencies carried a NATO statement saying warplanes of the Western military alliance moved to identify a Russian aircraft over the Baltic Sea without knowing Shoigu was on it. A similar incident occurred inwhen a Polish F fighter approached Shoigu's plane over the Baltic Sea and a Russian jet pushed it away.
This is a list of air rage incidents in commercial air travel that have been covered in the media. Air rage occurs when air travelers or airline personnel act violently, abusively or disruptively towards others in the course of their travel. When these incidents have occurred in flight, they have often required the pilots divert and make an emergency landing in order to have someone taken off the flight as the safety of those on board cannot be guaranteed otherwise; on the ground they have led to delayed departures.
The plane landed shortly after p. The officials said there is no known threat associated with the plane, but it was escorted to John F. Kennedy International Airport as a precautionary move.
Kennedy International Airport as a precaution. Authorities on Friday were investigating whether suspicious packages shipped aboard cargo planes from Yemen to the U. The plane, a Boeinglanded shortly after p.
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Dubai Police has confiscated a suspicious package onboard a FedEx plane heading to the United States, it has been reported. Explosive material was contained in the package, which originated from Yemen and was addressed to a Jewish synagogue in Chicago. Security levels have been raised as a result and an Emirates passenger flight from Dubai to New York was escorted from the Canadian border to John F.