Radiation Detected at U. S. Airports


screener-airportRadiation detectors at Dallas-Fort Worth and Chicago O’Hare airports were triggered when passengers from flights that started in Tokyo passed through customs, the New York Post reported.

Tests at Dallas-Fort Worth indicated low radiation levels in travelers’ luggage and in the aircraft’s cabin filtration system; no passengers were quarantined, the newspaper said.

Details of the incident at O’Hare weren’t immediately clear, the Post said.

{Bloomberg/Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Laptop computers also contain detectable trace amounts of radiation. As do smoke detectors, some medications – and some homes, too! If someone wants to live in panic, there are plenty of Bogeymen to be afraid of.

  2. After I had a thallium stress test, I had to carry a document explaining why I was radioactive so I could get through the airport screening. I needed it for three months.