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Man arrested in car bomb plot at Wichita airport

12/13/2013

WICHITA (AP) -- Authorities said a Kansas man accused of planning to detonate a car bomb at the Wichita airport has been arrested.

U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said 58-year-old Terry Lee Loewen was arrested Friday morning at Mid-Continent regional airport. Grissom said the man planned to drive a car that he believed was full of explosives into a terminal at the airport.

Investigators said Loewen is an avionics technician who lives in Wichita and works at the airport.

For more, see Sunday's Hays Daily News.