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Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

AP  |  Seoul 

says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation.

The daughter, Emily Cho, is the younger sister of another Korean Air whose onboard "nut rage" outburst delayed a flight in 2014.

The said Cho, a senior vice president, was suspended from work starting today. It said it will take further action following the police investigation.

Cho allegedly hurled a cup of water at an during a meeting last month. She later apologised on Facebook, saying the outburst was sparked by her passion for commercials.

Cho's sister, Hyun-ah, achieved worldwide notoriety after delaying a flight at over the way nuts were served.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 17:15 IST