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Drunk Pilot

Passengers Did What On A Plane?

Elyse Pasquale | Posted 03.10.2013 | Travel
Elyse Pasquale

Think Duct Tape Guy was a rare case? Here's a worst-of-the-worst roundup of the airline industry's most infamous inebriates.

Drunk Before Takeoff? American Eagle Pilot Taken Into Custody

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Passengers who were supposed to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York's LaGuardia airport Friday morning may be relieved to know that they were de...

Qantas Pilot Suspended For Exceeding Alcohol Limit

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia's air safety regulator says Qantas Airways Ltd. has suspended a pilot for attempting to fly while under the influence...

Pilots, Flight Attendants Smoke Up Before Take Off

Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel

Pilots and flight attendants for Russian airline Yakutia have been accused of smoking pot before taking off on a flight to Moscow last month, a Russia...

Pilot Who Flew While Drunk Gets 6 Months In Prison

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel

DENVER -- A United Express pilot convicted of flying while drunk will serve six months in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Aaron Jason Cope of Norfolk, ...

Pilot Flew Under The Influence Of Alcohol

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2011 | Denver

DENVER, June 17 (Reuters) - A former airline pilot was found guilty on Friday of flying under the influence of alcohol when he was second-in-command o...

WATCH, UPDATE: Unidentified Drunk Delta Pilot Arrested IN THE COCKPIT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

UPDATE, 9/15: According to ABC News, the pilot was removed from the plane after it had already left the gate. According to the Associated Press, he w...

United Pilot From Lakewood Pleads Guilty To Being DRUNK While Attempting To Fly Plane

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LONDON — A United Airlines pilot who was pulled from his trans-Atlantic flight to Chicago shortly before takeoff pleaded guilty Tuesday to being...

Allegedly Drunk Pilot Arrested Before London-To-Chicago Flight

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LONDON — A United Airlines pilot who was pulled from his trans-Atlantic flight to Chicago shortly before takeoff has been charged with having to...

Ksenia Sobchak, Russian TV Host, Resolves Airplane Passenger Rebellion Over Drunk Pilot

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Spending 10 hours aboard a plane is never a particularly fun prospect, but it becomes downright terrifying when the pilot appears to be so drunk that ...