Loy: Hijackings a Greater Threat Than Missiles

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A38367-2003Oct16.html U.S. intelligence reports suggest that terrorists are more likely to try to hijack a commercial airliner or sneak explosives onboard than attempt to shoot down an aircraft with shoulder-fired missiles, the top official of the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday. Citing the intelligence reports he receives every morning, James M. Loy told the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's aviation subcommittee "there are no immediate threats" from shoulder-fired missiles in the United States . . .

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