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TSA: No evidence of threat on reported terrorist ‘dry-run’ flight

Federal transportation officials say an investigation of a reported terrorist “dry-run” on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Orlando, Fla., revealed no evidence of a threat.

In a prepared statement, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials confirmed that an incident took place aboard a US Airways flight Sept. 2, prompting an inspection of the plane and a background check of several passengers.

“In this particular incident, a thorough and collaborative review involving the Orlando Police Department, TSA and its Office of Law Enforcement and other federal law enforcement agencies was conducted,” the TSA statement read.

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