Man in disguise boards international flight

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  1. Colin1

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    Colin, difficult to believe, this is a MASK, a darn good one but a mask nonetheless, the head size clearly does not fit the body build. Gives you a warm feeling about airport security
     
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    Just wtf was he thinking!
     
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    Canada. Even easier to enter than America. Is that possible? :lol:
     
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    I wonder if our Border Service guys would have twigged , I really do hope so
     
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    He probably just wanted to go to The Stampede before he got old..
    oh wait...
     
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    What a sorry state of world security. Pathetic.

    Then again, in the US, TSA employees for the most part look like the dredges of society.
     
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    Who does the screening in Hong Kong ,
     
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    That's a salient point that did cross my mind more than once
    Warm feeling my ass
     
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    One must assume that China does the screening in accordance with ICAO Annex 6. But remember that the security scrutiny is for the most part no different than any other domestic flight. It is the port of entry that does the more detailed local profiling upon entry of destination customs. The behind the scenes checks are another story.
     
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    My question is, the guy's passport says he's 55....that mask looks more like 85. And what's being done about the guy he switched ID and boarding passes with? Article I read said he "switched"....it did NOT say he "stole". That implies agreement on both sides.
     
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    :lol: All good questions. Funny but scary. Hope the bastard gets locked up for a few years.
     
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    No kiddin. There are better (and safer!) ways to seek political asylum.
     
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    Whaat thu!

    How incredible.
     
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    Agree RA, there must be a little more to this than is mentioned in the article. It is an impressive disguise though, and pretty scary at the same time.
     
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    there is always more to the story that we dont get to read....
     
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    "I thought he was going to harm the plane," Kurtur-Balas, 35, told CNN. "I kept my iPhone in my pocket to call my family if something happened."

    if i thought someone was going to harm the plane...i am getting OFF the plane!!!
     
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    Well, rest assured that despite all of his new-found celebrity, our friend will be treated very well by yours truly and all the rest of us Canadian taxpayers for the next 5 years as our circus clown weaves his way through our wonderful refugee claimant system. Maybe he'll get to do it for 10 years. 5 years for the old guy and 5 more for the younger guy. Better to get the old one out of the way first as he may not have 5 years. We'll prpbably even get to pay for the old guy's funeral.
     
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    probably a long stint in the hospital too....he doesnt look so good ya know!
     
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