Unattended Laptop on Plane Triggers Military-Jet Evacuation. A United Airlines flight from New York City landed under military escort after a crew member found an unattended laptop computer under a seat, an airline spokeswoman said. The computer posed no danger, officials said. Passengers were evacuated as a precaution as soon as the plane landed Monday evening at… [Lockergnome’s Bits and Bytes]The terrorists have won, and this proves it. We’re in such a state of hysteria that the slightest thing will set off a mass panic. Let’s have a bit of common sense, OK?