UPDATED: The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Tweeted Terrorist Threat to American Airlines Has Been Arrested

[Updated April 14, 2024 8:33 p.m PST] The girl has been arrested at her home by Dutch police in Rotterdam, Netherlands. A spokesperson told BusinessInsider:

We’re not in a state that we can communicate any state of charges at this point. We just thought it was necessary to bring this out mostly because of the fact that it caused a great deal of interest on the Internet.

On Sunday morning, a twitter account belonging to a 14-year-old girl named Sarah from the Netherlands tweeted the following at American Airlines:


To which American Airlines responded:

Sarah started backpedaling immediately:








She even tried to seek help from Demi Lovato:



She then decided to bask in her glory of getting a rush of new followers







At least she’s smart enough to realize a potential business opportunity:



At the end of the day, she offered the following explanation:



Editors note: Unfortunately, the twitter account is now suspended. For those of you interested in knowing her explanation, she basically said that she had the initial tweet written a months ago, but decided it was too dumb to post, so it was automatically saved to drafts. She then claims that the tweet was accidentally sent through her phone Sunday morning.


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