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Old 02-11-2015, 05:42 AM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket was able to fly, ticket-free, from Minnesota to Florida. Marilyn Hartman was arrested Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla., and is scheduled to appear in court there today. Police say the 63-year-old Hartman told investigators she boarded the plane in Minneapolis-St. Paul without a ticket and flew to Jacksonville.

Serial Plane-Hopper Marilyn Hartman Again Busted for Flying Without a Ticket

Old 02-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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The authorities have much to learn from her. How is she able to do this repeatedly?

Here in NY there is a man who has a fixation with the MTA and has taken numerous subway trains and buses for rides. Stopping along the route for passengers. That story reminded me of this, Though a plane is much tighter security I thought.
Old 03-10-2015, 10:03 PM
Location: Atlanta
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I work in the airline industry and not only does this story scare me, but it also just goes to show we have a lot to learn, and also it goes to show that if you put your mind to something with a specific goal in mind, it can be done! what I what to know is why she was let out of her 6 month sentence only on the 4th day, o wait probably due to overcrowding and non violent etc etc..but rules are rules, and she should not have gotten a slap on the wrist, maybe 6 months of treatment at a mental hospital would have been a better sentence.
Old 03-11-2015, 02:44 AM
Location: Palm Desert
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This shows just how vulnerable our airports are. If a sweet old lady was able to sneak flight in without being noticed then why are we paying such large sums for airport security. The TSA is nothing more than another failed government program that is nothing more than a cash cow.
Old 04-15-2015, 12:01 PM
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This is truly pathetic. Here we are, 14 years after 9/11 and things like this still happen.

This person should not have been able to get through the airport security system without a ticket once, let alone several times.
Old 02-18-2016, 06:09 PM
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Guess who

Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman arrested again at Chicago-O'Hare - Story | KMSP

A woman with a history of sneaking aboard airplanes has been arrested again at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Chicago police say 64-year-old Marilyn Hartman was arrested about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at an airport bus shuttle center. Police say she's in custody and scheduled to appear Thursday in bond court.
Old 02-20-2016, 08:41 AM
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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Originally Posted by Suburban_Guy View Post
She has an obsession with this and is unlikely to ever stop. She did not succeed this time according to the article so that's good.
Old 02-20-2016, 08:38 PM
Location: tampa bay
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It's almost funny if the implications weren't so scary...
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