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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 05:28 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2013


DALLAS » American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly list.

The airline said today that the man began training in April in Fort Worth and was fired in May. The airline says he's accused of making threats against United Airlines flights.

American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller says the airline checked the man for any criminal record and whether he was on the no-fly list, but nothing turned up.

Miller says his understanding is that the man was added to the no-fly list after American conducted its background check.

The airline isn't identifying the man.







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Publicbraddah wrote:
If you're on the no fly list, you belong there for obvious reasons. How about a name and picture?
on August 21,2013 | 07:09AM
toad103410 wrote:
Kiinda hard to be a flight attendant when you are on the no fly list.
on August 21,2013 | 07:35AM
DABLACK wrote:
Waiting for the "FULL" story from the airlines and the government's corrective action.
on August 21,2013 | 07:43AM
cojef wrote:
Probably "black listed" and future career dimished for sure. Sad situation for someone just starting out.
on August 21,2013 | 07:50AM
localgirl2 wrote:
So what is the real story behind this? The guy worked for UA?? The guy was previously arrested?? How did they know about threats from him previously?? Inquiring minds want to know.
on August 21,2013 | 09:27AM
Mei mei wrote:
yes... the full story is not being told here ~ too many unanswered questions...
on August 21,2013 | 12:21PM
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