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June 02, 2009

Air France Target of Bomb Threat in South America Days Before Plane Lost

That's what Drudge's slug says-- but the servers seem overwhelmed and I can't pull up the page.

Here are his slugs:

Bomb threat AIR FRANCE in S America -- Days Before Flight Dissapeared over Atlantic...

May 27, 2009: 'The airport safety delayed an AIR FRANCE flight this evening before departring for Paris immediately after the company received a bomb threat over the phone at the airport of Ezeiza [Buenos Aires]'

So, five days ago a plane was threatened, searched, and cleared for flight.

The threat may have been a warning of a future bomb, not a currently-placed one.

Correction: I read the Drudge headlines as meaning the same plane was threatened, but re-reading, that doesn't seem to be the case. Just that Air France was threatened.



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