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Delta Airlines Employee Charged With Smuggling Guns Onto Flights

Some of the weapons he smuggled were loaded and carried on the plane.

Gun nuts are everywhere, but even for them this is really bad, especially since the smugglers were Delta Airlines employees.

WSB-TV Atlanta:

In a Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit obtained only by Channel 2 Action News, we learned that agents believe a current employee working in Atlanta helped another man smuggle the guns onto a flight.

The affidavit names Eugene Harvey, a bag handler, as the suspected smuggler who was a Delta employee.

The flight originated from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and went into New York’s JFK airport on Dec. 10, the complaint states.

According to the complaint, the former Delta employee was using a "buddy pass" and he worked in collaboration with a current delta employee.

According the complaint, Harvey, the employee, bypassed TSA security and brought the smuggler the guns.

The FBI believes a total of 18 guns bypassed security and ended up on a carryon baggage aboard a Delta Airlines flight to New York.

The complaint alleges that the undercover officer was supplied a total of 129 guns, including and AK 47 and an AR 15.

In the video they go into more detail, noting that some of the guns were loaded.


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