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Prosecutors Seek Detention Of Korean Air Executive

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South Korean prosecutors have requested a detention warrant for a former Korean Air executive who delayed a flight because she was unhappy about how she was served nuts in first class. The prosecutors have been investigating the former executive, Heather Cho Hyun-ah, who is the daughter of the airline's chairman, on charges of violating aviation law and another airline official for abetting perjury. (news.airwise.com) Ещё...

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preacher1
preacher1 3
I guess they have to have their 15 minutes of fame, but I got a problem with investigating her in South Korea for something that was done in New York City, USA, International or not, that is a local issue, at most Federal as in USA, but certainly not South Korea.
stevooz
steve rogers 1
ya , i'm sure she's sweating it in her satin sheets tonight , billion dollar father and all , how far do you think this is going to go ? really ?
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
It isn't Heather Cho who is being sought, but another airline executive who ordered staff to destroy evidence in the case.
preacher1
preacher1 2
Where did you find that at. It's not in the story and there has been no mention of it anywhere since this drama began. While she may have been on a power trip and a little ham handed about it by our standards, as head of in flight services, she was within her rights.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
The story about the arrest warrant was on CNN yesterday. Cho was only in charge of in-flight services and had no authority to order the plane back to the gate or kick a member of the crew off the plane.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
Here is the story on CNN, it has been updated since I saw it yesterday and now includes information about an arrest warrant for Cho as well:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/24/world/asia/korean-air-nuts-scandal/index.html?iref=allsearch
preacher1
preacher1 1
I still think they are just trying to get there 15 minutes of fame, as that happened in NYC and not Seoul.
joelwiley
joel wiley 1
Here's a link to a story about the coverup: http://news.yahoo.com/skorean-prosecutors-detain-nut-rage-official-023838553.html

It's not clear to me whether the detention order if for Cho or not. If it is, it may be for her as a witness to the coverup
PhoenixAF24
Brian Hankey 1
As soon as the aircraft pushed back from the gate, the aircraft became sovereign territory of the ROK. as a result, even though the tires were on the tarmac of the United States of America, within the aircraft. the jurisdiction was that of Korea.

It is a classic case of XXXgate :)
preacher1
preacher1 1
I could be wrong but I thought when it became airborne. Until then, it was still on U.S. Soil
cleardestination
peter tomlinson 0
Possibly related to Kim Jong-un ????

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