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Flight Incident / Qatari Diplomat #970424

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Reagan National Airport: Pete Williams) The scare on United Airlines Flight 663 when Qatari diplomat Mohammed al-Madadi†† was caught smoking in the airplane’s bathroom reviewed; details given of his trip to visit an Al Qaeda operative held in a Colorado prison; Madadi’s statement about lighting his shoe on fire quoted; air traffic control tape played. [PASSENGER – reacts.] [CNBC’s Scott COHN††- describes what happened on his flight.] [Representative Peter KING†- states the air marshals did the right thing and Madadi was stupid and irresponsible.]

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