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A New Zealander who was held up at Heathrow Airport for a day after refusing to get a body scan is returning home after being put onto another flight.
In New Zealand the body scanners are prohibited under the Aviation Crimes Act.
Originally posted by the_denv
I thought the only scanner in the UK was in Manchester??
London's Heathrow airport deploys body scanners
LONDON | Mon Feb 1, 2010 1:31pm EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain introduced body scanners at Heathrow airport Monday, a measure rushed in after a failed attempt by a Muslim extremist with explosives strapped to his leg to bomb a U.S.-bound passenger plane from Amsterdam.
Heathrow worker warned over body scanner misuse
A Heathrow Airport security guard was given a police warning after he was allegedly caught staring at images of a female colleague in a body scanner.