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Former FAA employee ‘maliciously’ caused a communications blackout between 10 planes and Air Traffic Control over Hawaii

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A former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employee has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $5,000 fine for interfering with communications between Air Traffic Control and several planes.

A federal judge sentenced Joelyn DeCosta, 48, for “willfully and maliciously interfering” with air traffic communications in Honolulu, Hawaii.

DeCosta’s actions caused a communications blackout while at least 10 planes were airborne, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said in a press release.

On one occasion, the main and standby communication lines between Air Traffic Control and approximately six planes were severed, the statement said.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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