American Airlines Sabotage Mechanic: Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Net Worth, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Wiki

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Wiki

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani is a veteran employee allegedly tampered with the plane to cause a delay or have the flight canceled ‘in anticipation of obtaining overtime,’ Miami Herald reported. He claimed to have glued foam inside a tube that would disable navigation systems in an aircraft at Miami International Airport, in Florida.

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Identified

The criminal complaint was launched after TSA federal air marshals claim to have identified Alani while reviewing video footage.

During the alleged seven-minute sabotage, the defendant is believed to have deliberately caused an obstruction with a hard foam material, the Herald wrote.

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Arrested

Luckily no passengers were injured on the flight set for Nassau, Bahamas, on July 17, because an alert was triggered as the pilot powered up the plane’s engines.

Alani was arrested and is due to appear at Miami Federal court on Friday charged with ‘willfully damaging, destroying or disabling an aircraft.’

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani American Airlines Sabotage Mechanic

If an alarm wasn’t sounded on flight No. 2834 the pilot would have been forced to fly the plane manually.

The air data module that was affected reports aircraft speed, pitch, and other critical flight data, according to the affidavit.

It’s claimed that Alani was upset over difficulties during contract negotiations in a  ‘bloody’ battle between AA and the 12,000 employee mechanics’ union.

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Accused

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted in an interview with law enforcement that he had been responsible for sabotaging the American Airlines aircraft. According to the criminal complaint filed in the federal Southern District of Florida, Alani made the confession on September 5, 2019. The complaint is embedded above.

Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani Charges

Alani is facing a charge of “willfully damaging, destroying, disabling, or wrecking an aircraft,” according to the complaint.

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Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani is accused of sabotaging a plane in Florida 
  • He allegedly glued foam inside a tube to stop the aircraft’s navigation system
  • This would have forced the pilot to fly manually with data from the plane 
  • An alert was triggered as the pilot started engines and the sabotage discovered
  • Alani allegedly did it to get overtime after stalled contract negotiations 
  • He will appear before Miami Federal Court on Friday