Sunday, August 13, 2006

Did you know...?

The First proven case of sabotage, in the history of commercial aviation, occurred on October 10, 1933 near Chesterton, Indiana when the empennage was blasted from a United Air Lines Boeing 247 with a nitro-glycerine bomb, set off with a timing device. No criminal was ever brought to trial in that case. (The ten people aboard were killed.)

So, why has it taken 73 years for American planes to begin to be secured from possible liquid explosives?

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