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Bring -- information now on a story that unfolded right here in America life.
A US Airways flight diverted after a passenger claims she had something hidden inside her body.
That prompted fears she was a terrorist with a surgically implanted bomb.
Fighter jets scrambled and the plane made an emergency landing in Maine the -- met the plane and arrested the passengers and -- passenger and now we are learning more about her.
Trace Gallagher has -- the breaking news desk Trace.
And -- the identity of this woman has not yet been released but we know that she is a French citizen born in Cameroon which of course -- -- country in South Africa she has now been run through every single database.
And her name has not come back on any.
Terror watch list of all but.
What they still do not know -- why she handed a flight attendant a note saying that she had a surgically implanted -- now.
The crew notified authorities US fighter jets as you noted were scrambled the pilot was told to make an emergency landing in Bangor Maine.
While those F fifteens trailed the man.
Here -- are some passengers must.
She just basically.
Didn't feel well.
-- and -- and on the flight and so they kept moving around plain and when C finally they took -- -- back into state and back then there was a lot of hullabaloo.
About getting -- trying to determine which Craig.
-- While this was breaking on America live we were interviewing house Homeland Security chair congressman Peter King who said the US.
Has been warned about these surgically implanted bombs here's covers.
I can tell you from what I'm aware that there are surgeons who can perform this type operation we don't think -- been tested.
But medically and scientifically it can work.
We have to be concerned that it can work and we have to be on guard for.
But experts say that anybody who had one of these bombs surgically implied it would show signs of pain or discomfort because of a recent surgery.
Still no word as to the mental state of the passenger who was arrested and is still an FBI custody.
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