Jim Forman tweets bin Laden death reaction from Seattle-bound flight

Jim Forman tweets bin Laden death reaction from Seattle-bound flight

Jim Forman tweets bin Laden death reaction from Seattle-bound flight

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on May 1, 2011 at 9:24 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 22 at 11:56 AM

SEATTLE – KING 5 reporter Jim Forman was on a cross-country flight to Seattle when news of Osama bin Laden's death was announced. He relayed the following tweets:

"Aboard delta jet... Whole plane now watching live news coverage."

"9/11 widow on my flight. In tears. Comforted by entire cabin. Life altering event to see."

"Last tweet for now. I feel as if I am intruding on a very personal moment for someone so touched by 9/11."

"US threat level upped as news of bin laden death spreads."

"Flight crew on my Detroit to seattle flight encouraging passengers to watch live tv. Tv made free for all passengers"

"Cheers erupt on flight as POTUS announces death of Bin Laden"

"Many soldiers on my flight. Passengers shaking their hands. Lone naval officer now getting praise as we learn seals carried out attack"

"Wow. The juxtaposition of being on an airplane hearing Bin Laden dead is eerie."

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