Cockpit Door

Cockpit Door Access Pad (Photo from Youtube Video Of Airbus Reinforced Cockpit Door Description and Procedure)

VIDEO: How Reinforced Cockpit Door Could Keep Out Germanwings Pilot, Despite Emergency Access Codes

Video shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.

03/26/2015

A courtroom sketch of SFO flight cockpit storming suspect Rageh al-Murisi (Joan Lynch/CBS)

Accused SFO-Bound Cockpit Intruder Arraignment Postponed

A Yemeni man’s arraignment on a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew on a San Francisco-bound American Airlines flight earlier this month was postponed Tuesday morning.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

Ragel Almurisi as he was taken away from SFO in a police car. (CBS)

Passengers, Flight Crew Subdue Unruly Man on SFO-Bound Plane

A 28-year-old Vallejo man aboard an SFO-bound flight was wrestled to the floor by flight attendants and fellow passengers late Sunday night after he began yelling and banging on the cockpit door.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2011