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Mechanic Tampered With American Airlines Plane Before Flight, Feds Say | NBC Nightly News

Federal air marshals say Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, a veteran mechanic for American Airlines, sabotaged the air data module on a plane preparing to take off from Miami in July. Investigators say it was all an attempt to earn overtime pay.
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  1. Is this how Abdul thank the United States by allowing him to become a U.S. citizen in 1992? His rights should be revoked and he should be deported back to Iraq! As an AMERICAN citizen, I am appalled!

  2. Inez Qtaish is suing fourteen evildoers, I will not sign no contract taking no settlement or compromise in either Illinois worker's compensation case or Illinois civil cases.

  3. Maybe Corporations should start taking care of the workers huh

  4. Lol . wtf. Hope he gets enough overtime in the jail.


  6. This is terrorism. Wait, he's muslim? He was just dusting the instrument panel! He was going the extra mile and doing work that nobody else bothers with! Honest mistake!

  7. Are you kidding me?!! What if a bug caused the error not to be seen, and the plane took off… for some over time? I understand, tight finances, but don't risk people's lives over it 😮😯😲😟

  8. Glad the nothing happened and this guy is in the hands of the FBI.

  9. There's a bridge in Brooklyn I'll sell ya. Cheap.

  10. Only 20 years? Nah..ppl could have died. That's terrorist behavior

  11. He can have some of my overtime, i'm currently stuck at work on a Saturday.

  12. Glad to see American Airlines has learned nothing since 9/11. Why don't we make Jerry Sandusky the head master at an all boys parochial school while we're at it?

  13. It was a Terrorist Attack , Call It By Its Name !

  14. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani
    islam is a satanic cult of violent degenerate terrorist

  15. Risk other people's lives — throw your own away. THIS is what prison is for, not stupid minor stuff…

  16. Go visit, 'religion of peace' and then 'list of Islamic attacks'

  17. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani

  18. Possibly a terrorist in disguise, he was just lucky to be caught. His excuse is so lame.  People could have been killed. They need to keep an eye on him.

  19. What was his reason behind this money or status.

  20. was this what omar and aoc and maxine and dr ford etcetc keep trying to threaten america with as the 'resistance', or something ? these contracts can be constructed in other ways yknow.

  21. I've never heard of someone doing something so ridiculously stupid for overtime. This guy needs a psyche evaluation and if anything is discovered, proper treatment behind bars.

  22. ''He tampered with device in anticipation of obtaining overtime work''
    Just the thought of what could have happened makes you sick.

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