Spain Foils Terror Plot Involving Ultralight Aircraft
Over the years, terrorists have used sports drinks, shoes, and even underwear to hide explosive material. Now, authorities in Spain say three terror suspects were experimenting with ultralight planes.
Spanish authorities believe the terrorist intended to use pleasure craft for far deadlier purposes. They also believe they were linked with al Qaeda, long known for its obsession with arming aircraft.
Today a judge in Spain's National Court will question the suspects and decide whether they'll remain detained. They include a Russian, a Russian of Chechen descent, and a Turk.
Authorities arrested the Turk in the southern town of La Linea and picked up the other two in the central town of Ciudad Real. (...)