A Flight Was Delayed After Passengers Found An 'Al Qaeda'-Named Wi-Fi Hotspot

Al-Qaeda Wi-Fi HotspotABC7A screenshot shows the Wi-Fi hotspot named ‘Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork.’

A flight from Los Angeles to London was delayed on Sunday night after a passenger on board the aircraft discovered a Wi-Fi hotspot named “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork.”

ABC7 reports that the American Airlines flight was forced to return to the gate at LAX after a passenger expressed concern to a flight attendant. It’s believed that he spotted the suspiciously named hotspot on his phone while searching for Wi-Fi networks.

ABC7 reports that the airline is “assessing the situation,” while law enforcement has also been notified.

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