AP Associated Press
2011-02 -11 - Australian police are investigating the suspected sabotage of the entertainment
system on a Qantas Airways airliner during the ongoing bitter labor
dispute between the airline and the aircraft maintenance union,
officials said Wednesday.
Engineers noticed several wires were cut on
the in-flight entertainment system of a Qantas Boeing 767 undergoing
maintenance at Brisbane Airport on Australia's on east coast on Oct. 26, Qantas said in a statement.
Further investigation by the engineers revealed more cut wires had been covered up, the airline said.
"Given the nature of the incident, we immediately referred it tothe Australia Federal Police," Qantas said.
"There was no operational safety risk at any stage," it added.