DIVORCE
04/18/2011 03:01 pm ET Updated Jun 18, 2011

Scott Sawyer Sues Japan Airlines For Helping Ex-Wife Leave WIth Son

A US man has sued Japan Airlines, claiming it wrongfully helped his Japanese ex-wife leave the United States with their son, despite court orders that the child remain in California.

Scott Sawyer alleges the airline and a US travel agency agency knowingly assisted his ex-wife, Japanese national Kyoko Sawyer, take their son Wayne to Japan in December 2008 when the boy was two years old.

"There is a long list of red flags that existed in this case that should have caused the airline and travel agency to do something," lawyer Mark Meuser said on Saturday.

Read more on brisbanetimes.com.au