Incoming missile attack alert that spread panic in Hawaii blamed on ‘wrong button’ being pushed The emergency notice was triggered after an employee pushed the wrong button during a shift
False alert of missile attack sends Hawaii scrambling] The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency said it has also suspended all internal drills until the investigation is completed.
The Governer of Hawaii says the reason an emergency alert was sent out claiming «a ballistic missile threat» was inbound to Hawaii was because an employee «pushed the wrong button». «It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift and an employee pushed the wrong button,» Governor of Hawaii David Ige told CNN.
Jan 13, 2018 · An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday, setting off widespread panic …
The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the
Jan 14, 2018 · Hawaii missile alert: How one employee ‘pushed the wrong button’ and caused a wave of panic Tor Johnson / Hawaii Tourism Authority Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile
The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the national state of nuclear preparedness at a time of escalating tensions with North Korea.
The alert stated that there was an incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii, advised residents to seek shelter, and concluded «This is not a drill». The message was sent at 8:07 a.m. local time .
“HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE,” she wrote around 12 minutes after the message was sent.
Nov 23, 2018 · Watch video · The Hawaii employee who sent out a false alarm warning of an incoming missile attack earlier this month said he misunderstood that a drill was underway and believed that a ballistic missile had