USB Drive Mistaken for a Bomb

Sunday, January 5, 2014
By George Hatcher

A stowaway USB flash drive on American Airlines Flight #24 from San Francisco caused the crew to divert to Kansas City International airport.

The USB flash drive, found in the bathroom, was mistaken for a bomb.

Two hundred and twenty-seven passengers were bussed to the terminal, and then bussed back after it turned out to be someone’s lost flash drive.

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