So, it's a huge question how that entire system failed when a jet skier managed to not only scale the fence, but was able to cross two active runways, enter taxiways and restricted areas before being confronted by Delta Airlines workers at Terminal 3. The jet skier's personal watercraft became disabled adjacent to the airport, so he swam to shore, jumped the fence, and then proceeded towards the airport terminals:
Castillo climbed an eight-foot-tall perimeter fence and made his way to Terminal 3. He approached a Delta Airlines worker, who alerted authorities.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is investigating and said it has increased patrols on the ground and in the water .
“We have called for an expedited review of the incident and a complete investigation to determine how Raytheon’s perimeter intrusion detection system — which exceeds federal requirements — could be improved,” the agency said in a statement. “Our goal is to keep the region’s airports safe and secure at all times.”
Castillo was charged with criminal trespass.