Korean Air chief's daughter gets one year jail term in 'nut rage' case

February 12, 2015 7:56 AM

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SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court sentenced the daughter of Korean Air Lines' chairman to one year in prison after finding her guilty over an on-board incident in New York concerning the way she was served nuts in first class.

Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho and the former head of in-flight service, violated the law by ordering the plane to return to the gate after it started to taxi on Dec. 5.

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