January 18, 2022

US: 2 pilots arrested on suspicion of being drunk before flight

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BY KEITH WAGSTAFF From Mashable Drinking and driving is a terrible, dangerous decision. Drinking while flying 141 passengers in an airplane? That’s even worse. Two pilots, aged 45 and 35, were arrested on Saturday for suspected intoxication before a flight from Glasgow, Scotland, to Newark, New Jersey. The flight was delayed 10 hours while United […]

American Airlines co-pilot arrested at Detroit airport for drinking

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From Aol March 26 (Reuters) – An unidentified American Airlines co-pilot was arrested on Saturday at a Detroit airport terminal on suspicion of drinking before his scheduled flight to Philadelphia, officials said. Police at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport twice had the man, in his 50s, blow into a breathalyzer, and each time his readings came […]