Steven Slater Pleads Guilty For Famous Meltdown In New York Court

10/19/2010 01:53 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NEW YORK -- The JetBlue Airways Corp. flight attendant whose job-quitting meltdown landed him in court avoided jail time in a plea deal Tuesday that requires him to undergo counseling and treatment for a least a year.

Steven Slater spoke politely and calmly as he entered a guilty plea to a charge of second-degree attempted criminal mischief, a felony, and a lesser charge of fourth-degree attempted criminal mischief.

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