Monthly Archives: December 2009

Passenger tries to blow up US airplane

By | 2009-12-26T05:55:00+00:00 December 26th, 2009|News|

An attempted terrorist attack on a Christmas Day flight began with a pop and a puff of smoke - sending passengers scrambling to subdue a Nigerian man who claimed to be acting on orders from al-Qaida to blow up the airliner, officials and travelers said.