The teenage stowaway who flew in the wheel well of a jet from San Jose to Hawaii last spring is far from the only person who got past the security fences that protect California’s busiest airports.
The Transportation Security Administration will make chances about how it searches passengers’ luggage, following a KPIX 5 investigation.
A man was arrested and cited for trespassing at Mineta San Jose International Airport late Thursday after he was seen walking on airport property.
Transportation Security Adminstration agents at Oakland International Airport stopped a passenger who attempted to pass a dagger hidden in an Eiffel Tower replica through a checkpoint.
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man who commandeered an airport work truck at Mineta San Jose International Airport.
So far this year, about 20,000 items have been left accidentally at security checkpoints at San Francisco International Airport, scooped by the Transportation Security Administration which must figure out to how to return them to the rightful owners.
A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport, flew to Los Angeles and was arrested shortly after said she “wouldn’t dare” do it again. One day after her release from jail, she reneged on her vow.
A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport and flew to Los Angeles says she wouldn’t dare to sneak on a plane again after pleading no contest Wednesday.
A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport and flew to Los Angeles on Monday has been released from jail.
Both the Transportation Security Administration and Mineta San Jose airport officials want to send a message that Monday’s successful stowaway excursion should not be considered a security breach.