Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’
 

 
Wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland. (Photo by AP)

Pan Am Flight 103 Is Bombed: December 21st In Aviation History

Pan Am Flight 103 is bombed over Scotland, New York Airways begins helicopter flights from Manhattan's Pan Am Building and more...
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An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)

August 5th in Aviation History: First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War's first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
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Disgruntled American Airlines Flight Attendant Arrested After Threatening to Blow Up Planes

A former American Airlines flight attendant has been indicted on federal terrorism charges after mailing threats to his old employer's corporate headquarters.
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@NYCAviation Appears in CNN Segment About TSA Document Leak

If you happened to be watching CNN around 3:30 Eastern this afternoon, you may have seen our Twitter page being interviewed by Rick Sanchez about the TSA's leaked document debacle.
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Dramatic Control Tower Audio: Flight Carrying Times Square Bomber Ordered Back to Gate Moments Before Takeoff

In a turn of events worthy of a Hollywood action film, the flight aboard which suspected Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad was attempting to escape to the Middle East was just seconds from taking off before being hurriedly ord...
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