25 de junio de 2016

TUCSON Loco puso a prueba seguridad del T I A

TUCSON - A passenger apparently threatened the flight crew on Wednesday and said he had a gun. F-16s from the 162nd Wing of the Air National Guard escorted the Delta flight to Tucson International Airport. FBI agents, Border Patrol and Tucson Airport Police met it upon landing. The passenger was turned over to the FBI. He was sent for a mental health evaluation. About 80 people had to deplane for another security search before continuing to Los Angeles. Fortunately, everything went smoothly and no one was hurt.

 The response from law enforcement and fire was swift. TIA Police Capt. Scott Bader said the Regional Airport Response group that he helped form a year ago worked out well. There was an incident at Los Angeles International Airport three years ago where there was an active shooter in the airport. This gave other airports the idea to begin a Regional Airport Response group. On Nov. 1, 2013, there was an active shooter situation.

He opened fire on TSA agents. One person died. There was chaos in and out of the airport. "There were a lot of issues with different agencies responding to the scene and not being able to communicate, not actually being able to get in the areas where first responders needed to be," said Bader. He attended a conference last year where other airport police agencies had started the Regional Airport Response group. He brought the plan to Tucson.....................................................