Paris plane diverted to Bangor after passenger claims she had a "surgically implanted device"

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A US Airways jetliner flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., has been diverted to Maine because of what an airline spokesman describes as a "security issue."

A person briefed on the incident said a passenger announced she had a surgically implanted device. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because it involved sensitive law enforcement information.

US Airways spokesman Andrew Christie says the Boeing 767 with 179 passengers and nine crew members was diverted around noon Tuesday to Bangor International Airport. He says there was a "security issue" on Flight 787.

The Transportation Security Administration says the flight was diverted "out of an abundance of caution."

Associated Press writer Eileen Sullivan in Washington contributed to this report.

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Steve  Dosh's picture

Paris plane diverted to Bangor after passenger claims she had. .

all, 9 am ish HST • Tuesday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A US Airways jetliner flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., was diverted to a Maine airport on Tuesday after an apparently mentally unstable French passenger announced that she had a surgically implanted device, a U.S. official briefed on the investigation said.
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Andrew Jones's picture

My double top secret coded

My double top secret coded messages come from Pluto. It will be a planet again!

Steve  Dosh's picture

. . HAhahah A J ! 7 pm

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" Is there a ring of debris around Uranus ? "
. .but. .let's not go there, okay ? /s Steverino ?
. . In fact, i have a son by the name of Andrew ( i do - seriously ;)

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ref: Lucie Zeeko Marigot

all 09:30 am - ish Hump Day
Oh Canada ! er . .Oh ! the ƒrench • 
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A French citizen accused of causing a US Airways flight to be diverted to Maine by claiming she had a surgically implanted device will soon be headed back home.
U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty II said Wednesday that the evidence doesn't support charges against the passenger, 41-year-old Lucie Zeeko Marigot.
He says Marigot told investigators that she had been wronged by doctors and wanted President Barack Obama to provide her with medical assistance. She's being turned over to Customs and Border Protection and will be returned to France.
ƒunny . Cult of Obama /s Steve le Douché
Someone go interview her . Now !

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