Today in Latin American History
Air Marshals Kill Costa Rican Who Allegedly Claimed to Have A Bomb on a Plane in 2005
Photo: Rigoberto Alpizar
Today in Latin American history, Costa Rican Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, was shot and killed by a team of U.S. federal air marshals at Miami International Airport in 2005.
After the incident, police did not locate any explosives on the plane or in the airport.
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican singer Frankie J who was a member of the Kumbia Kings was born in 1978