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Air traffic controllers in New York receive 9/11-like threat to US Capitol over Soleimani killing

A digitized voice warned via radio that an airplane would hit the US Capitol on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: One of the control towers stands at LaGuardia Airport after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it is delaying flights into multiple airports due to staffing concerns related the government shutdown on January 25, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. After unions representing air traffic controllers, pilots, and flight attendants recently warned of a growing concern for the safety of both traveling passengers and employees due to the continued governm

Air traffic controllers in New York and at least one passenger aircraft on Monday picked up a threat broadcast via radio Monday that warned of a 9/11-style attack on the United States Capitol in an incident that remains under investigation.

“We are flying a plane into the Capitol on Wednesday. Soleimani will be avenged,” a digitized voice said, according to audio obtained by CBS News.

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