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Pilot Kicks Man With Tourette Syndrome Off Plane For Repeatedly Saying 'Bomb'

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel

ARLINGTON, Va. -- A Maryland man with Tourette syndrome was barred from a JetBlue flight after repeatedly saying "bomb" during the check-in process. ...

JetBlue Pilot Has Psychotic Episode In Prison

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel

DALLAS — The JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by leaving the cockpit and yelling about religion and terrorists has had...

Judge: JetBlue Pilot Who Had Mid-Air Breakdown Not Guilty

AP | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel

AMARILLO, Texas — A federal judge in Texas found a JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and te...

JetBlue Pilot Pleads Not Guilty

AP | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

AMARILLO, Texas -- A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has pleaded not guilty to i...

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....

JetBlue Pilot Indicted

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 06.12.2012 | Travel

LUBBOCK, Texas — A JetBlue Airways captain accused of disrupting a Las Vegas-bound flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and ...

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 03.30.2012 | Gay 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. ...

So, What About The Co-Pilot?

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 03.29.2012 | Travel

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The co-pilot who landed a flight while passengers held down the captain doesn't think he's a hero, his mother-in-law said Thursday. J...

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 03.29.2012 | Gay 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...

JetBlue Pilot's Unraveling Baffles Friends

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. — No one recalls JetBlue Airways captain Clayton Osbon coming unhinged before. Not the airline that let him fly for 12 years,...

Pilot's Rant Puts Focus On Medical Exams

AP | DAVID KOENIG and JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel

DALLAS — The case of the JetBlue captain who came unglued at 35,000 feet has focused attention on what some aviation experts say is a flimsy sys...

JetBlue Pilot Charged With Interfering With Flight Crew

AP | RUSS BYNUM and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. — A JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about terrorists, Jesus and ...

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 ...

JetBlue Captain Suspended After In-Flight Meltdown

AP | By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- JetBlue Airways is suspending the captain whose erratic behavior caused an emergency landing of an early morning flight from New York boun...

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.

JetBlue Passengers Recount Scare After Pilot Outburst

AP | RUSS BYNUM and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. — JetBlue Airways captain Clayton Osbon showed up unusually late to fly Flight 191 to Las Vegas. The plane was in midair when...

JetBlue Pilot's Gun Taken From Him By Police

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — A JetBlue pilot who threatened to "harm himself in spectacular fashion" surrendered a gun to authorities in Massachusetts after they co...