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Apr 12, 2010
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I think we are all vulnerable:


WASHINGTON — Investigators have found a bullet aboard a US Airways plane that was grounded in Charlotte, N.C., after a pilot making a pre-flight inspection found a hole in the fuselage, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.

The official said there is no evidence so far that there was an intent to target the plane.

Officials believe the bullet was fired in Charlotte, after passengers had exited the aircraft, one source said. The hole was discovered after the Boeing 737-400 landed Monday.
The sources said a bullet has been recovered inside the plane.

"We do not believe its terrorism related," said one of the government sources. "It appears to be a random event. We do not believe the plane was targeted. No one heard the bullet fired."
An investigation into who fired the shot into the aircraft has begun, said multiple government sources.

Flight 1161 from Philadelphia landed safely at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport about 4 p.m. Monday. The plane was being prepped for another flight when the pilot discovered the hole above a passenger window toward the back of the plane, according to airline officials. The airline pulled the jet from service and called in the FBI.
The plane holds 144 passengers, according to the US Airways website. It was not immediately clear how many people were aboard the flight. All of the passengers on the next flight were accommodated on other planes, a US Airways spokeswoman said.


"We do not believe the plane was targeted. No one heard the bullet fired." Great ideology!

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