Perimeter breaches at US airports

Number 27260
Subject Aviation
Source Associated Press
State
Year 2015
Publication Date April 9 and 11, 2015
Summary People get onto tarmacs and even planes at major airports far more often than the general public or elected officials realize; more than 250 times in recent years. Until AP’s story, the breaches had been largely secret. The public had no idea that, for example, one mentally ill man had hopped the fence at LAX eight times, twice reaching stairs that led to jets. Associated Press reporters painstakingly filed public records requests and legal actions to produce the most comprehensive public accounting of perimeter security breaches at top U.S. airports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2YeqYfYB0s
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Keywords tarmac; airport; security; breaches
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