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Mac-11, A High Powered Machine Gun, Found Stashed In Closet At New York's JFK Airport

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Sep. 30 2013, Published 1:52 p.m. ET

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An electrician working at New York's JFK airport happened upon a high-powered machine gun identified as a Mac-11, in an international terminal used for by Air France, Turkish Airlines, Korean Air and others, RadarOnline.com has learned.

The weapon -- capable of emptying a 32-round in under two seconds -- was hidden inside the ceiling of a maintenance closet, police said, adding that authorities with the Port Authority were investigating, but "not even slightly" worried the firearm could be a pawn in a larger terror plot.

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No ammunition was inside the gun, officials said, adding that the maintenance closet it was recovered from "is locked and accessible only to a few people" and "located OUTSIDE the terminal's secure area."

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