Business or pleasure, sir? Plane passenger strips naked at Portland airport in protest at security searches

Posted: April 18, 2012 in Aviation & Airports (General News), USA
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A naked man was arrested at an Oregon airport for stripping naked in protest at security searches – only a week after a woman shed her clothes at another airport.

Naked: John Brennan stripped off to protest about pat-down searches at Portland airport said Wednesday he was being eing "nude but not lewd," : Brian Reilly/KPTX

Naked: John Brennan, who stripped off to protest about pat-down searches at Portland airport said Wednesday he was being eing "nude but not lewd," : Brian Reilly/KPTX

John Brennan told police he felt ‘harassed’ while attempting to check-in.

Stunned passengers at Portland International Airport covered children’s eyes; while others looked on, laughed and captured footage of the brazen stunt on their phones.

Police reports said the 50-year-old ‘disrobed completely naked’ last night night while going through a security screening area.

Staff and security, called ‘screeners’ at US airports, asked him ‘numerous times’ to put his clothes back on – reports said. Brennan was arrested and charged with indecent exposure and disorderly conduct.

He later told authorities that he was a regular flyer and had removed his clothes because he was angry at the way he was searched.

A police report said: ‘He said he disrobed as a form of protest against TSA (Transportation Security Administration) screeners he felt were harassing him.’

‘Mr. Brennan’s actions caused two screening lanes to be closed and while some passengers covered their eyes and their children’s eyes and moved away from the screening area, others stepped out of the screening lanes to look, laugh and take photos of Mr. Brennan’……

Read the full story here at The Daily Mail…..


By GARETH DORRIAN
PUBLISHED: 18 April 2012


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