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Sep 13, 2001

Hopkins Still Stranded In Bermuda

Young American John Hopkins is still in Bermuda, and has been at the airport since 4:30 a.m. this morning (as instructed by airline representatives), awaiting a flight out.<BR><BR>Hopkins' Continental flight from Lisbon to Newark Tuesday was diverted to Bermuda when the World Trade Centers in New York City were hit by highjacked airliners.<BR><BR>The airport at Bermuda was evacuated at one point today and flights are in complete disarray.<BR><BR>Hopkins has been told that he may be stuck in Newark for an additional several days even after the flight continues on from Bermuda.<BR><BR>Meanwhile, Red Bull Yamaha WCM team owner Bob MacLean was stranded in London, as was Hopkins' manager, Doug Gonda.