The Christmas pantybomber, the guy locked up in the bathroom, and now this,
A Detroit station is reporting another unruly passenger on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. This report came in at 2:07 p.m. EST, and said passengers were being “let off” the flight. Update: Four men of Middle Eastern descent caused the disturbance (alleged).
Update 3:40 p.m. CDT: Detroit News says 4 passengers from Saudia Arabia are being questioned.
Maggie’s notebook asks,
Read about Clogging the Intelligence Pipeline. Is that what this is all about? Keeping the pipeline so busy that we run out of personnel to really keep the country safe.
Check out their links.
The question remains,
So it wasn’t a threat, but crew members were worried enough that they felt the need to have authorities meet them at the gate and detain these four, er, noncompliants, who just happen to all be from Saudi Arabia?
Links via Larwyn.
UPDATE, Wednesday 13 January