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Sunday, July 11, 2004 - Page updated at 12:00 a.m.
The Times collected 100 media reports of airport-security breaches since fall 2002, when TSA screeners took over. Screeners say that's a fraction of the incidents, and most are never disclosed.  View breaches by state:
Map of the United States: Click on a green state to read about breaches that occurred there Hawaii Washington Oregon California Nevada Arizona Colorado New Mexico Texas Arkansas Missouri Illinois Michigan Florida South Carolina North Carolina Virginia West Virginia Pennsylvania New York Massachusetts Connecticut Rhode Island New Jersey Maryland Indiana Kentucky Alabama Georgia New Hampshire Maine Utah Ohio
Airport Breach description
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport, Hebron A passenger was asked to complete a secondary screening after passing through the walk-through metal detector. The passenger entered the concourse before TSA screeners finished their security measures. The international concourse was evacuated, and about 4,000 passengers in three terminals were rescreened. Seventeen flights were delayed. No arrests were made. The airport was closed for almost two hours. [3/16/2003]
Source: Airport Security Report
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport, Hebron A security scanner malfunctioned at a checkpoint. All concourses in one of the terminals were evacuated for several hours. TSA staff bussed passengers back to the terminal from flights on the tarmac. Security dogs checked bags as the passengers were rescreened. [11/29/2002]
Source: Airport Security Report

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