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JetBlue Pilot To Plead Insanity

Posted 04.18.2012 | Travel

Clayton Osbon, the JetBlue captain who experienced a mid-air meltdown on March 27, has plans to plead insanity in a Texas court, according to reports....

New Video Of JetBlue Pilot Pre-Meltdown Surfaces

Posted 04.05.2012 | Travel

New video of JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon moments before his in-air meltdown has surfaced a week after he seemingly had a meltdown midair. CBS News...

Wife Of JetBlue Captain Speaks

Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel

Nearly a week after her husband had a breakdown while piloting a JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas on Monday, Connye Osbon released a statemen...

Poll Position: Is Apologizing For Anti-LGBT Jokes Enough? Vote Now!

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Once again we've reached that point in the week when we ask you to sound off on an issue facing the LGBT community with a new Poll Position question. ...

When Pilots Go Postal

George Hobica | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Thousands of airplanes take off and touch down every day without incident, but every now and then -- as we were so vividly reminded this week with the story of the JetBlue pilot and his midair meltdown -- things can go spectacularly wrong.

Airplane Freakouts; Best Of Bizarre Mid-Air Meltdowns

Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

With this week's mid-air freakout by JetBlue Airways captain Clayton Osbon we can't help but think back on all the memorable moments from those who ha...

9/11 Hero's Mother Responds To Carson Daly's Gay JetBlue Suggestion

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Carson Daly's now-infamous suggestion that gays wouldn't have been able to stop the JetBlue Airways pilot who experienced a mid-flight meltdown led ma...

Will JetBlue Captain's Frenzy Lead To The Retirement Of A Flight Number?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel

A day after a crazed JetBlue captain tried to barge into the cockpit of the plane he was co-piloting to Las Vegas, Scott McCartney of the Wall Street ...

On That JetBlue Captain Mayhem

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

This story strikes me as terribly tragic and eerily reminiscent of what happened to a friend of mine, an experienced airline pilot.