No Passport or Ticket: How a Woman Evaded Airport Security and Flew to London


With neither a ticket nor a passport, Marilyn Hartman slipped into Chicago O’Hare International Airport last week, sneaked onto a British Airways flight and traveled to London, where she was apprehended by customs officials, the Chicago Police Department said in a news release.

How did she do it? By hiding in plain sight.

Ms. Hartman, 66, of Grayslake, Ill., about 50 miles north of Chicago, entered O’Hare on Jan. 14, the police said.

Airport surveillance video showed her moving through O’Hare without a boarding pass or passport, officials said.

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Source: The New York Times