connectVideoBizarre turn in Korean Air ‘nut rage’ case
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Korean Air is sentenced to pay nearly $18,000 to a flight attendant humiliated by an airline heiress when he served her macadamia nuts in a bag instead of a porcelain bowl.
Cho Hyun-ah flew into a “nut rage” on board, of 2014, on a flight, demanding that the plane return to the gate at JFK Airport to kick-off the flight attendant.
Before he was ejected, Park Chang-jin was forced to apologize for the heiress on his knees in front of the nutty mix-up.
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The Park was demoted after the first-class meltdown and charged Korean Air for “physical and psychological suffering.”
A court in Seoul on Wednesday, he received compensation of 20 million South Korean won — about $18,000 for the way he was treated, according to the BBC.
The “nut rage” incident Cho, the eldest daughter of the airline chairman, Cho Yang-ho, made headlines all over the world.
She was five months in the jail over the incident after being convicted of violating the aviation safety, coercion and abuse of power in 2015.
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In a separate incident, the air carrier of the president youngest daughter, Cho Hyun-min, was forced to apologize for hurling a cup of water at someone during a meeting in April.
Both daughters left their posts in the company after the incidents.