WiFi with Terror Name Grounds AA Flight

A passenger's phone picked up a WiFi network named 'Al-Quida Free Terror.' LAX police boarded the plane.

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American Airlines canceled a London-bound flight out of Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after a passenger's phone picked up a WiFi network named "Al-Quida Free Terror."

LAX police officers boarded the plane about 10 p.m. and investigated the incident, reported the Los Angeles Times. A photograph posted online of one passenger's phone shows it connected with the full-strength WiFi hotspot.

Officials, though, determined no crime had been committed, police Sgt. Karla Ortiz said.

"Passengers were interviewed and cleared to continue with their travel plans," she said in a statement.

Nevertheless, the incident prompted the airline to cancel the scheduled flight, stranding many passengers in Los Angeles for a day.

The flight was expected to take off Monday, Ortiz said.