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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163043
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Type:Boeing 767
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N838AN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 227
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kansas City International Airport -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport
Destination airport:John F Kennedy International Airport
Midway through the flight to New York, a crew member discovered a USB device in the rear lavatory, taped to the wall, prompting the crew to make an emergency landing at Kansas City, despite weather threats due to a blizzard. No one was injured and the evacuation was successful. Initially, the flash drive was believed to be a bomb or explosive device.


Revision history:

06-Jan-2014 07:20 Alexander Wyche Added
06-Jan-2014 08:27 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative]
07-Jan-2014 10:21 Alexander Wyche Updated [Narrative]

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