Nutty Korean Air VP Sentenced To Prison

Korean Air NUtYesterday the final outcome to the case of nut-rage (which took place on a Korean Air flight back in December) was decided.

Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, flipped out before a flight took off due to how macadamia nuts were served.

Find out some background on the story:

A Seoul court found Cho guilty of “guilty of forcing a flight to change its route, obstructing the flight’s captain in the performance of his duties, forcing a crew member off a plane and assaulting a crew member“.  She was found not guilty of interfering with a transport ministry investigation into the nutty flight.

Prosecutors were suggesting that Cho get 3 years in prison for what she did but in the end she’ll spend one year.

Yeon Woon-jin, a Korean Air executive that pressured employees to lie about the case will spend 8 months in prison. A 6 month sentence suspended for one year was handed down to a Transportation Ministry official for “leaking the ministry’s investigation to the airline”.

So what do you think- was causing a stink about nuts really worth losing your job over and heading to prison for?

Find out more details about the sentencing from Yahoo News here.

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