Just how likely are terrorists to target passenger planes with drones?

Should I be worried about a drone hitting a passenger plane?

Even a ‘harmless’ hijacking – such as the Egyptian domestic flight which diverted to Cyprus to meet the demands of a passenger wearing a spoof suicide vest – grabs headlines

“Terrorists will always wish to target civil aviation,” says the aviation security expert, Philip Baum. His new book, Violence in the Skies: A History of Aircraft Hijacking and Bombing, presents the horrifying history of attacks on aircraft.

Even a “harmless” hijacking – such as the Egyptian domestic flight which diverted to Cyprus to meet the demands of a passenger wearing a spoof suicide vest – grabs headlines.

And, as 9/11 shows, a well-planned and executed attack can take a dreadful toll in innocent lives.

The aviation security industry seems cursed constantly to be in catch-up mode, meeting the latest terrorist threat.

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