Liquid Bomb Plot tells the incredible true story of the surveillance operation that stopped a UK terrorist cell from killing thousands of people.
In August 2006, the UK terrorist cell planned to havoc by launching suicide bombers that had the potential to be the world’s largest and deadliest attack since 9/11. The plot, disguise bombs in soft drink cans that would explode during flight, bringing down planes from the sky, potentially killing 2,000 people in a single night.
This failed plan has changed the nature of UK air travel to this very day, with restrictions still in place on the amount of liquid passengers can carry.
Liquid Bomb Plot features dramatic reconstructions and interviews with the men who worked to stop the slaughter, this is the tale of Britain’s massive surveillance operation.
Travelling between the upper ranks of Washington, the dusty streets of Pakistan and the inner cities of Britain, this fast-paced documentary brings together the work of the UK police, MI5, the CIA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Pakistani officials and others in their efforts to stop the bombers.