LI woman, Mary Purcell, accused of making fake airplane bomb threat

Mary Purcell admits she called an Arizona airport

Mary Purcell admits she called an Arizona airport back in 2011 and told officials her boyfriend was talking about blowing up a Southwest jet. (February 5, 2013 7:44 AM)

A Lake Ronkonkoma woman accused of calling 911 and making a fake bomb threat on a plane could face 10 years behind bars.

Mary Purcell admits she called an Arizona airport back in 2011 and told officials her boyfriend was talking about blowing up a Southwest jet.

Purcell said she did it because she didn't want her family flying on the 10th anniversary of 9-11, according to Newsday.  ...

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