A Newark (EWR) passenger told the gate agent: “If you don’t want another terrorist attack, I better make this flight.”During a bag search at Boise (BOI), a passenger stated: “I might have a bomb in my bag.”During a bag search at Dallas (DAL), a passenger stated: “I’m a terrorist.”
A passenger at Miami (MIA) told the ticketing representative that he had a bag full of dynamite. Five flights were delayed for a total of 4 hours, 56 minutes affecting 1,027 passengers. The passenger was arrested on a state charge.
After a gate agent at Orlando (MCO) informed a passenger she could not get her checked luggage out of the plane, the passenger stated: “Well what if I had put a bomb in it? Can I get it back then?”He then warned us all:
Statements like these not only delay the people who said them but can also inconvenience many other passengers if the checkpoint or terminal has to be evacuated
Keep in mind this is the same government that sent no immediate help to a real attack in Libya.