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Drunk pilot arrested and charged at Heathrow
London, UK - Reported by his colleagues right before take off
A United Airlines pilot has been arrested at London-Heathrow airport shortly before take off ot the Boeing 767 aircraft that he would have had to fly to Chicago, with 124 passengers and 11 crewmembers on board, because he was found drunk. The man was breath-tested by the police after being reported by personnel of the airline. Passengers on board were told that the captain was sick, and were disembarked. "Erwin...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency