AirDropped Gun Photo Causes Terrorist Scare
A teenager on an airplane sent a photo of a replica gun via AirDrop to everyone who had their settings configured to receive unsolicited photos from strangers. This caused a three-hour delay as the plane—still at the gate—was evacuated and searched.
The teen was not allowed to reboard. I can’t find any information about whether he was charged with any of those vague “terrorist threat” crimes.
It’s been a long time since we’ve had one of these sorts of overreactions.
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