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Crime History: TV journalists try to plant fake bombs on plane

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On this day, Jan. 4, in 1989, two French television journalists, Bruce Frankel and Alain Chaillou, were arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on three airlines at New York's JFK airport in what they said was a security test. The incident came about two weeks after Pan Am Flight 103 was headed to JFK but blew up over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people aboard and 11 on the ground. The...

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