Thursday, August 10, 2006

...British authorities said the threat involved terrorists who aimed to smuggle liquid explosive material aboard airplanes in hand baggage, as well as timers and detonators that could be assembled in flight. British Home Secretary John Reid said the operation was aimed at bringing down "a number of aircraft" -- reportedly as many as 10 -- "through mid-flight explosions, causing a considerable loss of life."....

The plotters intended to target flights to the Washington, D.C., area, New York and California operated by American Airlines, Continental Airlines and United Airlines, a U.S. official said....

--Washington Post

D.C., New York, and California? What -- not Louisville, Atlanta, and Omaha?

...Or charter flights to the Old McDonald Petting Zoo in Woodville, Alabama?

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