posted on Aug, 12 2003 @ 08:27 PM
Source: Sky news
A British man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle a surface to air missile into the United states .
He was arrested in Newark,New Jersey as part of an international sting operation by the FBI and British and Russian authorities.
The man is alleged to have collected a crate containing a Russian manufactured igla surface to air missile.
It is believed he was selling the missile to would be terrorists but was actually dealing with FBI agents.
The missile could have been used to shoot down a commerical airliner........