terrorist attempt at helicopter hijack stopped in Paris

Discussion in 'MacRumors News Discussion (archive)' started by jefhatfield, Sep 25, 2001.

  1. jefhatfield Retired


    Jul 9, 2000
    Just as we were debating on the safety of having the Apple Expo in Paris, French authorities apprehended suspected terrorists attempting to plan a hijack of a helicopter and possibly use it as a weapon in the Paris area. While no one was definitively proven guilty of a terrorist crime at the time of the arrest, the middle eastern men who were involved had instructions on how to fly a helicopter on them as well as false IDs. Any question about the "complete" safety of Paris has been answered.

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