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Vague Threat Targeting L.A.-D.C. Flight

A daily United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Washington is undergoing extra security checks because of an unspecified threat. United spokesman Jeff Green confirmed the Transportation Security Administration is conducting additional checks of the crew and passengers on Flight 200 to Washington Dulles International Airport. Green said the TSA did not explain why additional scrutiny was needed, but “according to the TSA, there have been no specific, credible threats made against any United flights.” He did not say when the extra checks began. But a security alert from the Airline Pilots’ Security Alliance, dated April 30, said the TSA had designated Flight 200 as a “flight of interest.” The memo complained that the TSA was subjecting the flight crew and passengers to extra scrutiny without saying why. Full Story

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