Flight school staff arrested after allegedly kidnapping 'illegal' student, trying to fly him back to China: report

Fox News | 5/28/2018 | Gregg Re
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A flight school instructor and his assistant were booked at an airport Friday after allegedly kidnapping one of their students and attempting to send him on a plane back to China, police said.

Tianshu Shi, 21, recorded audio from the alleged attack by Jonathan McConkey and his assistant, Kelsi Hoser, who both work for IASCO Flight Training in Redding, Calif.

Shi - Employees - Thursday - Night - China

Shi, who said the two employees had visited him on Thursday night and told him he would be "shipped back" to China the next day, provided the audio recording to the Record Searchlight.

"I've got your f***ing passport, you're leaving now," a male says in the audio recording. "I'm not f***ing with you. Let's go. Don't f*** with me."

Shi - University - Instruction - IASCO - Contracts

Shi's university reportedly paid approximately $70,000 for his instruction at IASCO, which contracts with China's civil aviation authority for pilot training services.

At one point, Shi, who claims he has been grounded by the school for the past two months, appears to ask his instructor whether he is being threatened.

A** - Plane - Arm - Male - Voice

"Your a** is getting on a plane right now -- I'll break your f***ing arm. You'd better believe I'm threatening you," the male voice says.

A female voice adds: "You are here illegal, you know that? If you don't go with us, you go to jail."

English - Man - English

"If you cannot speak English, you are not going to be able to stay here,” she says. The man speaks only in English...
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