An Ohio man called in a bomb threat to avoid missing his flight and now he’s going to prison.
Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport)
An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport, so he would miss his flight and was Thursday sentenced to four months in prison and ordered to pay a fine.
Dana Carter of Dayton made a series of calls to the airport claiming there was a bomb at a Dallas, Texas-bound United Airlines flight in October.
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The 40-year-old allegedly made the false reports, because he was afraid he was going to miss his flight.
The original flight was cancelled because of the threat, and Carter was placed on another flight to Dallas less than two hours later, the Dayton Daily News reported.
Carter’s attorney admitted the false threat was a “foolish act,” the Daily News reported.
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In addition to the prison time, Carter was ordered to pay $7,700 in restitution to United Airlines for the flight has been cancelled.
After his release, Carter will be on federal probation for three years.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.