The World's Riskiest Airport

Number 13932
Subject Airports
Source WLS-TV (Chicago)
State IL
Year 1996
Publication Date Aug. 1 - Sept. 9, 1996
Summary In mid-1996 WLS-TV obtained classified FAA test results that also put forth O'Hare as the world's riskiest airport per passenger: with undercover agents able to sneak through faux bombs at an alarming rate. The story looks at security checkpoint agents, janitors and maintenance employees pressed into service as bomb-sniffers when they had not training nor wherewithal to perform such jobs.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 20
Keywords TAPE Air safety Security
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