June 8, 2000 |
All someone said was, "Hi, Jack!" but at a suburban Detroit airport, that was enough to create a crisis. A microphone happened to be on Monday when someone greeted the co-pilot aboard a corporate jet, and the tower heard "hijack," police Lt. Rick Crigger said. Oakland International Airport tower officials called the Waterford police, who in turn called in an extra shift of police, the Oakland County Sheriff's Department SWAT team, the FBI and other federal authorities.