Wednesday, August 23, 2006

U.S. NW Airplane Diverted and 12 Passengers Arrested

Information is breaking out of Amsterdam after U.S. Northwest Airlines plane was diverted.

Via Reuters: US plane turned back to Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Two Dutch fighter planes accompanied a U.S. Northwest Airlines plane bound for Mumbai back to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday, officials said.

Via AP: Dutch F-16s Escort Plane Back to Airport
Dutch F-16s escorted a Northwest Airlines flight bound for India back to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Wednesday, and authorities detained several passengers for questioning, an airport spokeswoman said.

Via Reuters: Dutch arrest 12 on US plane bound for India

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