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American Airlines sabotage saga | USA Today
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American Airlines sabotage saga | USA Today

An American Airlines mechanic was arrested for allegedly sabotaging a plane at Miami International Airport an hour before take off in July spark.  Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani blocked a key computer system to force the delay or cancellation of the flight.  His motivation?  Stalled contract negotiations that were hurting him financially.

Scary as a disabled computer system on a plane about to take off sounds, passengers were never in danger because the blocked air data module (ADM) set off immediate warnings in the cockpit during a routine pre-departure check.

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/airline-news/2019/09/06/american-airlines-sabotage-what-we-know-and-dont-know/2232685001/

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