Former Korean Air Exec Reported to Prosecutors Over ‘Nut Rage’

TIME

South Korea’s transport ministry will report to prosecutors the former Korean Air Lines executive who was so outraged by the way she was served nuts on a plane that she caused the flight to be delayed.

“As it has been confirmed that [Heather] Cho raised her voice and used abusive language as testified by some flight crew members and passengers, we will report her to the prosecution for potential violation of aviation safety law,” the ministry said in a statement Tuesday, Reuters reports.

The incident took place on Dec. 5 when Cho, the daughter of the airline’s chairman and previously head of its in-flight services, complained about being served macadamia nuts in a bag and not on a dish as the Korean Air plane was taxing away from the gate at John F. Kennedy airport in New York.

The jet was brought back to the gate to expel the cabin…

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