NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Five men detained after an American Airlines
flight landed at Newark Liberty International Airport pose no
threat and were released, an FBI spokesman said.
Authorities said the men - identified only as four Angolan
military personnel and an Israeli - were traveling back to their
They had been attending helicopter training school in Texas.
A federal marshal on the plane notified authorities at Newark
Liberty about the men's suspicious behavior.
Airport authorities took the men into custody soon after the
plane landed around mid-afternoon.
After being questioned by authorities, the men were released
around 6 p.m.
The plane was carrying 121 passengers and five crew members. All
other passengers had been released.
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