Security breach at
Published: Tuesday, June 27, 201, 6:15 PM Updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2011, 6:31 PM
man had arrived on an American Airlines International flight from
American Airlines security cameras caught the breach, which occurred at roughly 3:30 p.m., Coleman said. The video shows the man's face, he said. The man pictured in the video feed appeared to be sweating profusely and foaming at the mouth.
All passengers inside the terminal were brought to a public area of the airport, and three planes on the tarmac were called back to the terminal. Those passengers were brought inside the airport, Coleman said.
Transportation Security Administration agents and Port Authority police searched the airport for the man with dogs, but didn't find him. At 6 p.m. passengers were re-screened through security, he said.
eyewitnesses claim to have seen the man. One proudly brandished his
bandaged arm. “Dude was crazy,” said Wes Harington who was returning to
No planes have taken off from Terminal 8 since the breach, he said. Terminal 8 services American Airlines only.
incident is the third evacuation in five months at airports that serve