The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said that the TSA didn't inform them of the security breach until 8 a.m. Images of the passengers were pulled from security footage and police attempted to find them, but at that point "travelers in question boarded various flights", according to the Port Authority.
TSA expects to screen almost 29,000 passengers on Presidents Day, an 11 percent increase over the same day previous year, said TSA spokeswoman Lorie Dankers. Instead, the TSA used its own agents to look for the unscreened passengers.
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A security camera recorded the passengers walking through the screening lane, setting off the metal detector three times.
It happened around 6 a.m.at a TSA PreCheck checkpoint at Terminal 5, according to agency spokesman Joe Pentangelo.
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Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2008.
Extra TSA officers are working, but Dankers recommends that passengers come prepared, including arriving at the airport at least two hours before the scheduled departure time. "Once our review is complete, TSA will take appropriate action". The agency also managed to find most of the 11 passengers when they landed in California, and deemed them not to be threats.
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While airport protocol requires the TSA to alert the Port Authority Police Department of any security breaches in the PA's airports, there is no law actually mandating that, officials said. They said they searched the terminal for those passengers around 8 a.m. after getting "belated notification" from the Transportation Security Administration.