Shutdown

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Susan Leigh Taylor
January 11, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Two Aeromexico passengers were detained after trying to force their way off an aircraft that sat for nearly four hours on the tarmac of the Oakland International Airport. Passengers complained that, for much of that time, they were held without air conditioning, food or water.
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People wait outside Houston's William P. Hobby Airport on Thursday, June 7, 2018, after a toy grenade in a passenger's bag forced the shutdown of a security checkpoint, inconveniencing hundreds of people catching early-morning flights. (AP Photo/John L. M
(Photo credit: AP Photo/John L. Mone)
June 07, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Houston Airport System spokesman said people were allowed to approach the checkpoint again after authorities determined that the suspicious item spotted by a TSA agent was a "novelty grenade." It's not clear why the 17-year-old had the item in his bag...
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