American Airlines flight attendant arrested for secretly filming minors in bathroom

CHARLOTTE, NC – Estes Carter Thompson III, a 36-year-old flight attendant with American Airlines, was arrested Thursday for allegedly recording underage girls using the bathroom on flights he was working. The matter came to light when a 14-year-old passenger discovered a hidden camera in the bathroom during a flight from Charlotte to Boston in September. Thompson had allegedly disguised his cell phone under stickers on the underside of the toilet seat lid. He is accused …

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Flight attendant found deceased at airport hotel room with a sock in her mouth

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A 66-year-old flight attendant for American Airlines was discovered unresponsive in her hotel room at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott on Monday night, according to local law enforcement. The woman, who had a sock in her mouth, was pronounced dead within minutes of being found. These details of the case were reported by Shawn Ritchie, the Public Information Officer. The Philadelphia Police Department’s homicide detectives are currently investigating the incident. Ritchie noted that …

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Teen finds hidden camera in airplane bathroom, parents blame flight attendant

BOSTON, Massachusetts – A Massachusetts family is alleging that an American Airlines flight attendant used a hidden camera to invade the privacy of their 14-year-old daughter. The plane was traveling from Charlotte, N.C. to Boston Logan International Airport on September 2. The incident has been described as a “potential criminal act” by Massachusetts State Police. The teenager’s parents, who wish to remain anonymous, shared their daughter’s traumatic experience in a recent interview. They said their …

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