Shows & Panels
Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- American Readiness: Renewable Power and Efficiency Technologies
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Delivering the Digital Government Mission
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal News Radio's National Cyber Security Awareness Month Special Panel Discussion
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- Government Perspectives on Mobility and the Cloud
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments
- Modern Mission Critical Series
- The New Generation of Database
- Reimagining the Next Generation of Government
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
Shows & Panels
Report: Woman said God sent message about bomb
Monday - 6/20/2011, 10:40am EDT
DAYTON, Ohio - The grounding of flights Sunday at Reagan National Airport was prompted by a woman who told an Ohio airport worker that she had received a message from God about a bomb aboard an airplane, the director of Dayton's airport said.
No explosives were found aboard the jet that flew from Dayton International Airport to Reagan, but the threat shut down the airport for about 20 minutes, the FBI said.
The woman indicated that she had received a message from God and "told the ticket-counter agent that the flight had to turn around because there was a bomb on it and people were going to die or something to that effect," Terrence Slaybaugh, director of the Dayton airport, told the Dayton Daily News.
The 54-year-old woman from Shelbyville, Ky., has a history of mental illness and told officials she was driving around in her car when she arrived at the Dayton airport, Slaybaugh told the newspaper. Slaybaugh was out of town Monday and did not immediately return telephone and e-mail messages from The Associated Press.
The woman, whose name was not released, was taken to a mental health facility, FBI officials said. No criminal charges have been filed, FBI Special Agent Michael Brooks told The Associated Press on Monday.
The woman's car was searched, but nothing unusual was found, Slaybaugh said.
US Airways Flight 2596 landed around 1 p.m. at the airport just outside Washington, its original destination, and authorities interviewed the 44 passengers, the FBI said.
Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)