A US Airways jetliner flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., has been diverted to Maine because of what an airline spokesman describes as a "security issue."Please bookmark!
A person briefed on the incident said a passenger announced she had a surgically implanted device. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because it involved sensitive law enforcement information.
US Airways spokesman Andrew Christie says the Boeing 767 with 179 passengers and nine crew members landed at noon Tuesday at Bangor International Airport.
A North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman says two F-15 fighters were scrambled to escort the plane.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Boeing 767 Diverted to Maine Because of In-Flight 'Security Issue'
From the Seattle Times:
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