(WILX) – The FBI is investigating an air traffic control system violation following a threat to fly an airplane into the U S. Capitol

The plan was to fly the plane to the Capitol, where members of Congress will certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral college

The threat is supposed to be revenge for the murder of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Sources say the threat does not seem credible, but it is a crime to voice threats over air frequencies

US authorities were on high alert ahead of the anniversary of the murder amid concerns arose that Iran might use this as a ground to fight the United States

Threat from the US Capitol

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Source: https://www.wilx.com/2021/01/06/fbi-investigating-plane-threat-at-us-capitol-building/