Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Twenty Years Later – The Shoe Bomb Attempt On December 22, 2001, American Airlines Flight 63 was operating from Paris to Miami with 185 passengers, nine Flight Attendants, and three Pilots. During the flight, passenger Richard Reid attempted to ignite a fuse attached to an explosive device contained in his shoe. The alert crew…Read More
This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 28, 2001. APFA President John Ward issued the following statement this week regarding American Airlines flight 63 – the Miami-bound flight that originated in Paris on Saturday, December 22 and was diverted to Boston after flight attendants discovered a man attempting…Read More
Today is Wednesday, December 26th. This is John Ward, President of APFA. I know you’re all aware of the events of last Saturday aboard flight 63 from Paris to Miami. By every account, a major disaster was narrowly averted thanks to the quick and decisive actions of our flight attendants. APFA recognizes these flight attendants…Read More
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