FBI: Flight attendant set plane bathroom on fire during flight
DETROIT -- The FBI has arrested an American Airlines flight attendant who allegedly set an aircraft bathroom on fire while aboard a flight, and then portrayed himself as a hero when he was really the culprit.
According to court documents, Johnathan Tafoya-Montano,made up several accident stories, but eventually admitted to authorities that he intentionally set fire to the rear lavatory's paper towels using a green Bic lighter, and then put the fire out once it gained intensity during the Dallas-to-Detroit flight on Feb. 1.
According to documents filed in U.S. District Court, after putting... read more
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