Fake Bomb Scare at LaGuardia

Update August 4, 2009: Not a prank after all…

  • Mom: LaGuardia Bomb Scare Suspect Is Mentally Ill

  • LaGuardia Terminal Evacuated for Hours over Fake Bomb Scare; Man Arrested
    01 August 2009

    1318258-200New York (AP) — The central terminal at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a man entered the building with a fake bomb in a bag, police said.

    The scare was over in a few hours, but it disrupted travel plans for thousands of people as flights were postponed and vehicle traffic to the airport was briefly halted. Delays also rippled across the country as airlines adjusted their schedules. Continue reading “Fake Bomb Scare at LaGuardia”