Two United Airlines employees will serve time behind bars for stealing luggage from San Francisco International Airport in the midst of last year’s deadly Asiana Airlines crash.
The NY Daily News reports:
Surveillance footage shows Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, walking into an empty luggage office July 6, 2013, as emergency crews and staff were distracted by the wrecked aircraft that killed three. He steals a piece of unattended luggage and hands it over to his wife, Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32, the video shows.
The pair – both customer service representatives with the airline – escaped the airport with the stolen goods and later tried to sell the clothing back to the Nordstrom department store where the victims had recently bought the items.
The victims didn’t immediately realize their luggage was missing.
The couple pleaded no contest to charges of grand theft and possessing stolen property and were sentenced to jail — nine months for Crudup and six months for Thomas. They both also received three years of probation and were ordered to pay about $6,000 in restitution to Nordstrom.
Flight 214 injured 182 passengers and resulted in the death of Ye Meng Yuan, who survived the crash but was fatally run over by two fire rigs.
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