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Submission + - TSA shuts down airport, detains 11 after 'science project' found ( 3

OverTheGeicoE writes: A group of students and a professor were detained by TSA at Dallas' Love Field. Several of them were led away in handcuffs. What did they do wrong? One of them left a robotic science experiment behind on an aircraft, which panicked a boarding flight crew. The experiment 'looked like a cell phone attached to a remote control car with some exposed wires protruding.' Of course, the false alarm inconvenienced more than the traveling academics. The airport was temporarily shut down and multiple gates were evacuated, causing flight delays and diversions.
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TSA shuts down airport, detains 11 after 'science project' found

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At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.