Monday, December 28, 2009

2nd incident on flight to Detroit 'non-serious,' FBI says

Romulus -- Federal officials today took a disruptive passenger into custody who arrived on Northwest Airlines Flight 253 out of Amsterdam -- the same flight on which officials responded to an attempted terrorist act on Christmas Day.

But a spokeswoman for the FBI in Detroit said the incident was "non-serious" and an all-clear has been issued at the airport.

Northwest Airlines alerted TSA to a disruptive passenger on board Flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit, the Transportation Security Administration said in a statement. "The flight landed safely at Detroit Metro Airport at approximately 12:35 p.m. ... without incident. The aircraft was moved to a remote location for additional screening. TSA and law enforcement met the aircraft upon arrival and the passenger is now in custody."---...More