April 23, 2010

Nigeria: Terrorism - U.S. Detains Nigerian On 'No-Fly List' - Suspect Boarded Delta Airlines Jet in Abuja

22 April 2010
Washington DC/Lagos — Delta Airline flight 215 from Nigeria was prevented from entering the United States on Wednesday by Homeland Security officials, who said 'a person of interest' on board was detained.

The plane left Abuja on the day enroute the United States via Dakar, but was detained at San Juan in Puerto Rico. Delta Airline confirmed the arrest of the aircraft in an email message to Daily Independent on Thursday."