The Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants at carriers across the country, released an open letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole from Rebecca Marchand, widow of Flight Attendant Alfred Marchand who was murdered by men with small knives on 9/11, United flight 175. She is also a mother of a current Flight Attendant. "The attacks in Boston prove once again that we can't be selective in our vigilance. We must guard against all threats, big and small," Marchand writes. "As the wife of a Flight Attendant killed on 9/11, and the mother of a Flight Attendant who flies today, I have earned the right to say this: Knives have NO place on an airplane. More.
9/11 Flight Attendant Alfred Marchand Widow and Mother Of Current Flight Attendant Tells TSA To Think Of The Families