September 11 Digital Archive

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  • Collection: Boston Federal Aviation Administration Filings

Re OSC File No. DI-02-0207.PDF
A letter from Elaine Kaplan to President George Bush discusses the implications of allegations made by whistleblower Bogdan Dzakovic, a former Special Agent on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Red Team, that officials within FAA's Civil…

The film describes airport security measures prior to and after September 11, 2001 and discusses the failure of both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to adequately protect airline…

sullivan_9.11_bavis_Exhibit_46.pdf
This report was published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Civil Aviation Authority. Included is a review of incidents against aviation across multiple geographic regions, an analysis of worldwide aviation incidents, an…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_Exhibit_20.pdf
The findings of the task force on Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) presented to Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift on December 4, 2001. The findings call for enhanced security infrastructure and procedures within Massport, especially Logan…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_Exhibit_16.pdf
Checkpoint Operations Guide (COG) was produced by the Air Transport Association of America and the Regional Airline Association, and was designed to provide guidance for passenger screening procedures. Included are standard operating procedures on…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_27.pdf
Pages 82 through 93 of interview of James Miller, Jr., conducted on May 23, 2008 by TC Reporting in affiliation with Merrill Corporation. Miller was asked about a co-worker who worked at the CTX machine, the necessity of screening all individuals who…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_24.pdf
A synopsis of the interview of Theresa Spagnuolo, who worked as a pre-board screener at the American Airlines checkpoint in Logan International Airport, by Jeff Kerr, a special agent of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms. The synopsis discusses her…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_23.pdf
Stephen Wallace recounts his observation of two middle eastern men while working at the Airport. He describes their actions, their dress and belongings, and his brief interaction with them.

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_22.pdf
Mr. Wallace gives testimony to his observations and experiences on May 10, 2001. He observed two middle eastern men photography and video taping security checkpoints. After engaging the two men, Mr. Wallace followed them to a security checkpoint…

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_8.pdf
The first document is of the meeting of the Security Consortium at Logan International Airport and the creation of the Security Consortium Core Group. The subsequent documents are meeting minutes of the Core Group and their security improvements.

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_3.pdf
This is a transcript of testimony given by Thomas J. Kinton Jr. about security at Logan International Airport. The locus of questions focus on security checkpoints.

sullivan_9.11_Bavis_6.27.11_Exhibit_2.pdf
In this memo, Joseph Lawless informs Virginia Buckingham of airport vulnerabilities. While still in the early stages of their security assessment of all their facilities, Lawless identifies existing vulnerabilities in the Airport Operations Area…

"Physical Security Assessment: Boston Logan International Airport"
This FAA report gives an overview of the security at Boston Logan International Airport in the months prior to September 11, 2001. The reports argue that Boston Logan International Airport were as secure as any other airport in the country before…

Exh._1229_FOX_5-6-01_Rpt_Transcript.pdf
A transcript from a FOX 25 broadcast on airport security, which aired just months before the September 11th attacks. This transcript overviews the different ways in which the news station's investigators were able to get dangerous objects past…

20110627_(1473)_Decl._of_MarySchiavo_in_Opp._to_Motion_for_Summ._Judgment.pdf
A Declaration of Mary Schiavo presenting evidence and exhibits on the FAA findings surrounding Boston International Airport before September 11th. This document is a listing of the exhibits presented to the Massachusetts Port Authority.

20110624_(1471)_PL_Bavis_Rule_56.1_stmt.pdf
A Testimony account from Mary Bavis about security in Massport before and on September 11th. Bavis gives an overview of daily security procedures in the airport and on the planes between flights. Bavis also discusses the role of background checks…

20110624_(1470)_Bavis_Pilgrim_Affidavit.pdf
In his affidavit, security aviation specialist Michael K. Pilgrim gives a point-by-point synopsis of security at Boston Logan Airport before and after 9/11. Pilgrim attests that the airport had one of the most advanced security systems in the United…

20110624_(1469)_PL_Bavis_MOLOpposiing_Massport_Summary_Judgment.pdf
Plaintiff Mary Bevis filed this legal memorandum in response to defendant Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport) motion for summary judgment. Bevis is claiming negligence on the part of Massport in not providing adequate security measures despite…