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  1. Plane bomb plan foiled by 'degraded' underwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... After the bomb failed to detonate, passengers pounced on Abdulmutallab and forced him to the front of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 where he was held until the plane landed minutes later. In 2009, months before the attack, he travelled to Yemen to ...


  2. Underwear bomber's bomb too filthy to explode after wearing it for 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... or lack of it in this case, according to the Telegraph on July 25. The underwear bomber boarded a Northwest Airlines flight in Amsterdam which would take him to Detroit, Michigan on Christmas Day 2009. The man from Nigeria, who was British educated, ...


  3. "Degraded," fortunatelyRead the original story

    Saturday | Power Line

    ... Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to detonate the bomb concealed in his underwear as he attempted to bring down Northwest Airlines Flight 235 back in 2009, the Daily Mail reports : The notorious underwear bomber's plot in 2009 to blow up a plane on ...


  4. Bad hygiene stops underwear bomber from blowing up airbus after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Record

    ... the deadly device he had been wearing, a US official has revealed. Nigerian Abdulmutallab was on board a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 when passengers heard a popping noise in the terrorist's pants. His ...


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    Friday | Room 8

    ... of terrorists, and the increasingly sophisticated methods that they employ. On Christmas Day, last year, Northwest Airlines flight 253 was almost brought down by a suicide bomber with explosives sewn into the crotch of his pants. The attempt failed ...


  6. Maybe TSA Should've Patted Him Down . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | National Review Online

    ... two weeks. On Christmas Day 2009 Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian national who was then 23 years old, boarded Northwest Airlines flight 253 in Amsterdam. As the flight approached Detroit, Mich., he detonated the device, setting his trousers and the plane ...


  7. Underwear bomb aboard 2009 flight failed because it was soiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | New York Daily News

    ... to detonate it, but it was too 'degraded' to work, TSA officials say. An explosive smuggled aboard a Northwest Airlines flight in 2009 failed to detonate because the bomber wore the same underwear for two weeks straight and soiled the device, TSA ...


  8. Underpants bomber failed in mission to blow up airliner 'because he ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Mail

    ... After the bomb failed to detonate, passengers pounced on Abdulmutallab and forced him to the front of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 where he was held until the plane landed minutes later. The head of the Transportation Security Administration said ...


  9. Pentagon official: Syrian terrorism 'probably the number one threat' to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Washington Times

    ... plea to all eight counts of a federal indictment charging him for his role in the botched bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253 over Detroit. "ISIS's rapid advance from Syria into Iraq is winning the group new recruits and the admiration of some ...


  10. American Joins United in Returning Cash Amid Airline ReboundRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    ... United was the first to adopt a bag charge, in 2008. Delta Air Lines Inc., whose 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines marked the first tie-up among the biggest carriers, has led the way in handing back cash. The company resumed its dividend in ...


  11. 9/11 Commission a decade later: a Terrorism not going awayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WTVR Richmond

    ... call came in 2009 when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab failed to ignite an explosive in his underwear as a Northwest Airlines jet from Amsterdam approached Detroit on Christmas Day. The Department of Homeland Security. The director of National ...


  12. CROWLEY: The good-time presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington Times

    ... national security crisis. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian Muslim, tried to detonate a bomb aboard a Northwest Airlines flight and rain hundreds of bodies over Detroit. Mr. Obama was on vacation with his family in Hawaii. It took him three days ...


  13. The Search for a Quiet SSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Air & Space

    ... business interests, with a dash of class warfare. In an October 1986 conference on SSTs, FedEx, Northwest Airlines, and McDonnell Douglas all talked as if they were ready to start building a Mach 5 commercial airplane the next day. Four years later, ...


  14. The Many Faces of D.B. CooperRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2013 | High Times

    ... to believe that members of their family and friends may indeed be the legendary criminal. A former Northwest Airlines mechanic and veteran Army paratrooper, Christiansen perfectly matched the physical description of Cooper. Like Cooper, he smoked ...


  15. LSC adding aviation maintenance technician programRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Business North

    ... aviation maintenance technicians.' In 2012. Duluth officials convinced AAR to occupy the former Northwest Airlines maintenance base. The company expected to employ 225 within three years, but it already has more than 300 on staff. Both Cirrus and ...


  16. Arlington field honors pilot, Vietnam vetRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | HeraldNet

    ... squadron in 1990. He flew for the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. He was a commercial pilot for Northwest Airlines, logging more than 15,000 hours of flight, according to a city newsletter . While serving in the Air Force, Schierman's F-105 ...


  17. July 18-24: This week in Memphis historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Daily News

    ... hour Downtown. Three-fourths of the traffic signals in Shelby County were out or malfunctioning and the Northwest Airlines hub at Memphis International Airport closed. 1969: James Earl Ray was extradited back to the U.S from England. From a London ...


  18. Global Eagle renews inflight entertainment contract with Nippon AirwaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 |

    Global Eagle CFO Dave Davis appointed CEO Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT) promoted CFO Dave Davis to CEO, replacing John LaValle, who has led the company for the 18 months since it was formed by a merger. Mr. Davis is a former CFO of Northwest Airlines and US Airways Group (LCC) .


  19. TWU puts out negotiations video for Southwest Airlines ground workersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Airlines tried to hold down its labor costs after its major competitors, including Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways, filed for bankruptcy last decade and forced lower costs on their employees. The American strategy ...


  20. Tillis' New JFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | OpenSecrets

    ... across the country. Gary L. Wilson, a former chief financial officer of Walt Disney and top executive at Northwest Airlines and Marriott Corporation , gave $5,200. The last time he made headlines for political donations was in 1992, when he gave ...