This is an undated handout file photo issued by the Crown Prosecution Service of Junead Khan. (Crown Prosecution Service via AP)

LONDON  — A British delivery driver was sentenced Friday to at least 12 years in prison for a jihadi-inspired plot to attack American military personnel in England.

A judge said Junead Khan was a "committed supporter" of the Islamic State group and planned to kill air force personnel using a knife and potentially a bomb.

The 25-year-old’s work for a pharmaceutical firm took him past U.S. air bases in eastern England, and prosecutors said he discussed ways of targeting them with an IS militant in Syria.

The pair discussed faking a road accident and then attacking military personnel in imitation of the murder of Lee Rigby. Rigby was a British soldier who was run down by a car and stabbed to death by two al-Qaida-inspired attackers in 2013.

Khan — who had been visited in 2014 by police who tried to dissuade him from extremism — was arrested in July. When police raided his home, they found an IS-style black flag and a laptop containing an article from an al-Qaida magazine entitled "Make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom."

A jury convicted Khan last month. Passing sentence Friday at Kingston Crown Court, Judge Andrew Edis said Khan planned a "horrifying" murder "in order to create terror and terrorist propaganda in this country."

The judge handed down a life sentence with no…

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