Turkish Airlines 737-400 hijacking (ATWOnline, Oct. 4) came under increased scrutiny yesterday as it became clear the hijacker acted alone and was able to penetrate the flight deck despite possessing no weapons, a striking security breach given the institution of post-9/11 measures such as hardened cockpit doors and the restriction of passenger access to cockpits. The flight's captain said the hijacker entered the cockpit and said there were three accomplices in the cabin ready to detonate ...

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