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TSA Investigates Pilot Who Criticized SFO Security

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Security officers at San Francisco International Airport (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a pilot who posted videos critical of security at San Francisco International Airport.

Don Werno, the attorney for the unnamed pilot, said Friday the Transportation Security Administration is looking into whether his client may have revealed sensitive information.

The pilot posted several videos on YouTube starting in late November that showed airport personnel entering secure areas without screening.

Werno said his client was upset about what he felt is lax security for ground crew, while flight crews are subject to the same intense screening as passengers.

Werno says the pilot’s airline has advised him not to disclose his identity.

In a statement, the TSA acknowledged the case and said it is confident in SFO’s security.

(© CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report)

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