HOUSTON (AP) - A passenger who put a camera in an aeroplane bathroom on a California-to-Texas flight has pleaded guilty and could be deported.
Choon Ping Lee, a 50-year-old Malaysian man, pleaded guilty to video voyeurism on Tuesday (Aug 27).
A judge in Houston sentenced Lee to two months in prison and a US$6,000 (S$8,300) fine.
The Justice Department says Lee acknowledged installing a camera in the first-class bathroom of a United Airlines flight from San Diego to Houston on May 5.
A female passenger found the device, with a blinking blue light, dangling near the door.
Lee was identified by his clothing and jewellery in images captured on the device.
He has been in custody since his Aug 7 arrest.
The Justice Department says he is not a US citizen and is expected to face removal proceedings.