posted on Jan, 1 2004 @ 06:43 AM
U.S. security officials detained a British Airways Boeing 747 on arrival at a Washington, D.C., airport on Wednesday night and spent several hours
questioning passengers, airline and security officials said.
FBI and Transportation Security Administration agents conducted "routine" questioning of passengers aboard BA Flight 223 from London when it arrived
at Dulles International Airport and no arrests were made, an FBI spokeswoman said.
"There are a number of passengers on that British Airways flight that law enforcement officials wanted to speak with," said the spokeswoman who
asked not to be named.
Homeland Security Department spokeswoman Rachael Sunbarger told Reuters the flight had been detained on the tarmac for screening. She gave no further
[Edited on 1-1-2004 by SkepticOverlord]