Man jailed after faking being a Qantas aircraft engineer

I’ve got another Qantas story that came across my desk recently.

The BBC is reporting that an Australian man is behind bars and facing two years in jail after it was found that he had faked being a Qantas engineer for 10 months

The guy’s name is Timothy McCormack, and he admitted to some 42 different charges of deception, including forging an engineer’s license.

He was caught posing as a supervising engineer checking some 30 Qantas 747 airplanes at Sydney airport.

A Sydney judge said McCormack put thousands of passengers’ lives in jeopardy.

Qantas has been plagued with safety concerns this year, with several high profile incidents involving its aircraft. No word yet whether McCormack is being tied to a specific incident…