Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports:
A man carrying a fully loaded gun boarded a commercial flight in Barbados and flew to Miami with the firearm in the plane’s cabin, the NBC 6 Investigators exclusively learned — a hair-raising incident that triggered an immediate investigation by the TSA into the security lapse that aviation experts say could have caused a disaster.
In security video footage exclusively obtained by NBC 6 Investigators, airline passenger Cameron Hinds is seen being stopped at a Miami International Airport checkpoint after TSA officers found a loaded handgun in his belongings.
According to a Miami-Dade Police report, Hinds’ revolver had five 32-caliber rounds in the gun’s chamber. He told told police that when he boarded the plane in Barbados he had the revolver in his pants pocket. That failure in screening abroad has put federal security experts into high alert.
Read the full article. Hinds has been charged with a felony.
— Anselm Gibbs (@AnselmGibbs) December 3, 2021