Hawaii's False Emergency Alert for Missile Threat Caused by Human Error During Test Run

TMZ | 1/13/2018 | Staff
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The morning panic caused in Hawaii when an emergency alert about an incoming ballistic missile was sent to residents' cellphones was the result of a wrong button being pushed ... according to the administrator of the state's emergency management team.

Vern Miyagi just revealed the chain of events that led to the false alarm at 8:07 AM in Hawaii, telling people to seek immediate shelter and "This is not a drill."

Miyagi - Employee - Shift - Change - Team

Miyagi says there was an employee shift change on his team, and during this time a series of tests were run on the emergency alert system ... but a button was accidentally pressed that triggered...
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