51-year-old Lorin Gorman of Chula Vista is a fourth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Those skills may have averted a serious situation in the air.
US-Air flight 1447 was on its way from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
Gorman says she noticed Kinman Chan, 30, early in the flight. "He was looking back at me, waving hi," Gorman said of the man in seat 17-C. ...
Even though I'm not a big martial arts fan I applaud this woman's proactivity in preparing herself to deal with possible post-9-11 situations on her watch.
Judges 526 "She reached out her hand for the tent peg, And her right hand for the workmen's hammer. Then she struck Sisera, she smashed his head; And she shattered and pierced his temple.---NASB
Sounds like the guy on the flight got off lucky!