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Bay airports increase security after Christmas Day terror incident

Original post made on Dec 31, 2009

Bay Area airports have increased security in response to what appears to have been an attempted terrorist attack on a Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day. President Obama is expected to speak publicly about the Northwest Flight 253 incident sometime today.

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Posted by Robert Sicks
a resident of Danville
on Dec 31, 2009 at 5:07 pm

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I went to Dallas Monday 12/28 and returned yesterday (Weds 12/30) through SFO. Nothing really different. Same security screening lines. The "no getting out of your seat" an hour before landing was NOT in effect(wasn't the guy sitting when he lit up his pants?)and I believe it's for international flights only. Now really, will a 1 hour timeout in your seat help? If somebody is going to try something again, they know the rules. Duh. Better screening and use a satellite to find the Yemen terrorist camp. I say drop a little US military ordinance in their pants before they get onboard is what it will take to stop these clowns. Oh and Happy New Year.

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