AMR Corporation

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 4, 2010
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
79 000
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

American Airlines parent company said Friday the personal information of about 79,000 retirees, former and current employees has been compromised after a hard drive was stolen from its Fort Worth headquarters. No customer data was affected. The data was held by the company's pension department.  The drive contained images of microfilm files, which included names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and a "limited amount" of bank account information. Some health insurance information may have also been included -- mostly enrollment forms, but also details about coverage, treatment, and other administrative information. The data spans a period from 1960 to 1995. AMR also believes some of the employee files also contained information on beneficiaries, dependents and other employees from 1960 to 1995.