• How a small error by a pilot caused armed police to raid a JetBlue flight thinking it was being hijacked

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    JetBlue Flight 1623 was boarded by armed police on Tuesday at JFK International Airport.
    Air traffic control and law enforcement believed the Airbus A321 was being hijacked.
    Fortunately, it was a false alarm. The incident was caused by the entry of the wrong code into the plane's transponder.
    The flight's pilots were actually trying to tell air traffic control that they had a malfunctioning radio.
    Police and emergency responders surrounded JetBlue Flight 1623 at JFK International Airport on Tuesday evening.
    Passengers onboard the Los Angeles-bound flight posted photos and video showing a...
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