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#1 It wasn't a code door, it was an emergency exit. Kind of defeats the purpose if it's locked. That's how nightclub fires kill people.
It was alarmed, but the guy was gone when they got there.
Posted by gromky 2012-05-31 03:15||
#2 The emergency door leads airside? (frying pan=>fire)
You can walk onto the plane rather than use a pier?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-05-31 03:33||
#3 Just HOW long was he "In"?
He may have not known abour the airport security?
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-05-31 07:20||
#4 The commuter terminal (completely different terminal than the rest) at SAN doesn't use the tunnel ramps due to the small-sized planes, small number of boarders. This idiot just hid, then mingled when the boarders walked out to the plane.
Posted by Frank G 2012-05-31 07:50||
#5 No CCTV on the security doors?
Seems to me to be several basic security flaws at that terminal.
Give the guy a medal, and make him a full time security penetration tester.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-05-31 08:32||
#6 The problem with the story is pointed out in the comments here. He got back inside from the tarmac. Either they had a door that was open somewhere or the fire doors open from the outside.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-05-31 08:54||
#7 As far as I know there are no planes that you board from the tarmac (as opposed to the jetway) in San Diego Airport. Perhaps the commuter terminal is different.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-05-31 08:55||
#8 Commuter Terminal (the old PSA building) is different - see #4. Still inexcusable
Posted by Frank G 2012-05-31 09:29||
#9 Lindbergh Field wasn't really designed with security in mind.
Posted by mojo 2012-05-31 11:28||
#10 Another stunning victory for the TSA!!!
Posted by DarthVader 2012-05-31 11:34||
#11 If your desire is to add genuine insult to injury, please avail yourself to the dwadling, surly, federally funded welfare scheme TSA security provided at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-05-31 12:01||
#12 Thousands Standing Around.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-05-31 21:28||
#13 ' "The guy did breach security, but he was caught," Bolduc said. "We have multiple layers of security built into our airports, as you know, and the backup systems were able to catch this guy" '
The flight attendant caught him because she had the ticket count and head count didn't match. if the plane had been less than full, late push back or any other of a number of reasons i can think of, this guy just might have got away with it.
Multiple Layers, my arse! fire the TSA and their wicked witch in DC! ( do i need to add that she is so ugly she makes a freight train take a dirt road?)
Posted by USN,Ret 2012-05-31 23:19||