Friday January 1st, 2010
|Haskell Family: FBI has changed accounts 4 times; our story is the same since day one
posted 01/01/2010, 9:47 PM (Haskell Family Blog)|
COMMENT:As a customs official now confirms the 2nd man detained, confirming the Haskell’s account, the Detroit News points out that the FBI story has changed 4 times, while the Haskell’s has remained unchanged since day one:
“I just want them to look into our claims,” Lori Haskell said. “Our story has been the same since Day One because we are telling the truth. This is the FBI’s fourth story."
Latest Story–By Kurt Haskell
-The Man In Orange and the Merry Go Round of Ron Smith/U.S. Customs-
Haskell Family Blog
January 1, 2010
As many of you know, my wife Lori and I were passengers and innocent victims of Northwest Flight 253 (Flight 253).
We have repeated our story many times to various reporters, television and radio stations, both across the country and abroad. Our story has never changed. What I would like to emphasize in this article is that not only did we almost lose our lives in the air, but we also almost lost our lives after our plane landed. Let me explain.
When Flight 253 landed, the passengers were forced to stay on the plane on the runway for 20 minutes. We were forced to do this despite not knowing whether there was a further bomb on our plane held by another passenger, in a carry on bag, or in the cargo hold. This action taken by law enforcement further endangered the lives of every passenger on flight 253.
After we were removed from the plane all of the passengers of flight 253 were taken to an empty baggage claim area of an airport terminal. We all had our carry on bags with us and we stood together for nearly one hour until bomb sniffing dogs arrived. Three dogs ar... (more)