By: Steve Dellar | 06-27-2018 | News
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New York - Terror At JFK As Pilot Mistakenly Says Plane Was Hijacked (Video)

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New York emergency services rushed to JFK airport after a wrong code was used over the radio which mistakenly said a JetBlue plane was being hijacked.

Port Authority police showed up in great number as a JetBlue flight at JFK airport was thought to be taken over by terrorists and first responders did everything possible to stop the plane reaching the terminal.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BREAKING: Law enforcement agencies surround Jetblue plane on tarmac at JFK airport - <a href="">@JodiGFox5NY</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Breaking911 (@B911Alternate) <a href="">June 27, 2018</a></blockquote>

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However, later in the evening, a spokeswoman for JetBlue explained the incident as a 'false alarm'.

“Shortly before departure, Flight 1623 from New York JFK to Los Angeles experienced a radio issue impacting the crew's ability to communicate and a false alarm was sent to JFK tower.”

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“While communication was reestablished via alternate channels, authorities responded in an abundance of caution. The aircraft was cleared and returned to the gate for inspection.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BREAKING</a>: <a href="">@PANYNJ</a> police surrounding <a href="">@jetblue</a> flight at <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#JFK</a> in some kind of security incident. <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#abc7ny</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#JetBlue</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#papd</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Josh Einiger (@JoshEiniger7) <a href="">June 27, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Terrified passengers who saw their plane surrounded by police vehicles recounted their side of the story.

Passenger Alexa Curtis said: 'Woah. My worst nightmare. JFK to LAX right now, honestly thought we were going to die. I am alive thank gosh I meditate. U guys what is going on. “

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">2 hours stuck due to loss of communication with air traffic control and <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PAPD</a> search…we make the most of it. <br>TY <a href="">@JetBlue</a> for the chips and soda!<a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#jetblue</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#jfk</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#lax</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; yvette (@CheeryO1) <a href="">June 27, 2018</a></blockquote>

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More than an hour after they were forced off the plane, passenger David Cruz claimed: “A supposed new pilot (not too sure) is here and the boarding has begun! I haven't been able to take any calls due to boarding in progress. No mention of compensation after this ordeal, just quickly being herded onto another plane.”


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Schermann No. 29853 2018-06-27 : 09:16

The days of bundles of cash and safe passage for islamic terrorists are over. An orange jumpsuit and a long lifer term in Gitmo becomes the norm!

tab No. 29873 2018-06-27 : 13:25

these false alarms aren't mistakes. they are gearing the idiot masses up for another big CIA sponsored 9/11 style terrorist attack and blame it on Iran and Syria.

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