Two men who found a travel bag containing a bomb on a Manhattan street last month -- and then walked off with the bag but left the bomb -- were not just employees of EgyptAir but in-flight security officers for the carrier, two officials at the airline said on Friday. In the video, the men were seen pulling from the travel bag a white plastic bag that contained a pressure cooker connected to wires and a mobile phone.
The two crew members had no idea they had stumbled upon a bomb when they found the mysterious bag.
They apparently thought the homemade bomb was just a pot and left it behind.
The two men who removed a pressure cooker from a suitcase in Chelsea and perhaps accidentally deactivated it last month were apparently in-flight security officers for EgyptAir. [ more › ]
Two EgyptAir security guards have been identified as the men who found a travel bag which contained the second of two bombs used in last month's terrorist attack in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The in-flight security offic...