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Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

vicanuck
June 29, 2018 11:47AM

Registered: 8 years ago
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Anyone hear anything about an ongoing incident at the STT airport right now?

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

islandjoan
June 29, 2018 11:51AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,640

viconsortium had a story about some numb nut who replaced all the flags with "Black Allah" flags. LOL


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vicanuck
Anyone hear anything about an ongoing incident at the STT airport right now?

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

vicanuck
June 29, 2018 12:29PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,285

I had heard that it was something related to the "T" word but didn't want to be alarmist.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

islandjoan
June 29, 2018 01:14PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,640

from viconsortium:
"Although rumors were circulating that at least one of the flags included the terrorist group ISIS’s name, Monifa Brathwaite, V.I.P.A. public information officer, said, “None of the flags have ISIS on it. They were all identical flags as shown in the photos.”

The flags are black, and say ALLAH


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vicanuck
I had heard that it was something related to the "T" word but didn't want to be alarmist.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

Alana33
June 29, 2018 02:44PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,970

They all had ALLAH on them.
All black flags.

They were all taken down and the matter is being referred to FBI according to a Facebook post by VIPA.

There's another Facebook video post showing them being put up. There were quite a few people involved in putting them up in the video.

Don't know name of group responsible.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

stxsailor
June 29, 2018 03:10PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 506

Any place else this would be taken as a threat being in close proximity to the airport but our lackadaisical attitude security or safety it will be blown off. Even if the police know who the people are nothing will happen. If you want to be an idiot don't do it near or at an airport. It becomes federal and mommy and daddy who work in the government can't bail you out.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

Alana33
June 29, 2018 08:03PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,970

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

Alana33
June 29, 2018 09:41PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,970

This is a good one.

[viconsortium.com]

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

stxsailor
July 02, 2018 10:07AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 506

This can not be handled in a nonchalant manner like everything else here is. The flags may not be terrorist related but the do mark a vulnerability and let's face it, black flags of any kind with anything remotely related to the middle east will cause a scare. Maybe it was a prank, maybe a test. Terrorist organizations do little things to test vulnerability, reactions and see what kind of countermeasures are taking place. If nothing is done it could open the door for something else.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

ms411
July 02, 2018 01:11PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 3,511

Gubernatorial candidate Petrus has called fore Mall's brother to resign over that incident, and that was before the scathing FAA report.

Port Authority
Education
Health Human Services

All failing to adhere to federal requirements. There are probably more. Hard to keep up.

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

islandjoan
July 02, 2018 01:48PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,640

In the viconsortium story on the scathing FAA report:

F.A.A. inspectors also found that V.I.P.A. did not properly grade the safety area for runways at both airports to eliminate hazardous ruts, humps, depressions or other surface variations. The runways and taxiways were not properly lighted, marked, or signed and V.I.P.A. failed to issue notices to airman (NOTAM) informing air carriers of the runway and taxiway issues at the airports, the FAA alleged.

Ummm work was done on this in 2015? Or is the apron just the side?

apron rehab




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ms411
Gubernatorial candidate Petrus has called fore Mall's brother to resign over that incident, and that was before the scathing FAA report. .

Re: Ongoing Situation at STT Airport

ms411
July 02, 2018 02:19PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 3,511

Ha, ha! Mapp not Mall!

They said the airport cameras weren't working so who took the video? Where is it posted?

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