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U.S.: Delta jet attempted attack Al-Qaida linked


December 26, 2009 | 12:24 am

U.S. authorities believe an incident involving a small explosion aboard a Delta-Northwest Airlines flight to Detroit on Friday was an attempted act of terrorism, a White House official said.

The Transportation Security Administration said the person responsible for the incident was taken into custody and the plane, which departed from Amsterdam, had landed safely in Detroit.

“We believe this was an attempted act of terrorism,” a White House official told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the investigation was continuing.

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