According to this report in the NY Post, a flight attendant with a short fuse threatened to unleash jihad on American Airlines after it fired him for hurling a coffee pot at a stewardess, the feds charged yesterday.
So how did this incident lead to charges of making terroristic threats?
Allegedly Rodney Lorenzo, 45, mailed letters to top airline executives with “Boom!!” written on the envelopes. They contained pages from an employee handbook showing how to access the cockpit.
In the letters, Lorenzo allegedly said he would forward the information to Islamic groups in the hope they would use it against the airline and its passengers.
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