Airline plot suspects ‘inspired by 7/7 gang’

Two of the suspects arrested and accused of plotting to blow up transatlantic jets had in their possession, pictures of the July 7 bombers. Documents linked to the London bombings were found in the homes of two of those found trying to smuggle home made liquid bombs on aircraft, a jury was told. Documents referring to September 11th and jihad were also found in the searches. In all, eight men are on trial accused of conspiring to murder and endanger the safety of the aircraft. Evidence showing plans to attack Belgian and British pipelines were also found in searches of the suspects. The eight men are currently on trial in a Crown Court trial in London.