Man Wanders Right Through $100 Million Airport Security System Unnoticed

Agency to probe how he was able to walk over two runways and enter terminal without being noticed.


A man on a personal watercraft who became stranded in a bay easily breached Kennedy International Airport's security system by walking undetected through two runways and into a terminal.

The New York Post reported Sunday that Daniel Casillo, 31, swam to a Jamaica Bay shore and then walked past motion sensors and closed-circuit cameras of the airport's state-of-the-art Perimeter Intrusion Detection System. The $100 million system, manufactured by defense contractor Raytheon Co., is meant to safeguard against terrorists.