Naked man gives Honolulu airport 4th security fence breach

Published: May. 26, 2016 at 8:51 AM HST
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HONOLULU (AP) - Honolulu International Airport had one more perimeter security breach than authorities have previously disclosed.

Last year, The Associated Press asked about perimeter security breaches dating to 2004, and the airport revealed three. Now records from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration show a fourth breach: In 2005, a man jumped two fences and was caught running naked near a runway.

When asked why the airport didn't tell AP about that incident, airport officials said they still don't have details about it and referred AP back to the TSA.

Airports say their perimeter defenses are strong. Nationally, breaches remain as frequent as ever and are now happening on average every 10 days at one of the 31 major airports AP studied.

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