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Boeing 767 pilot falls asleep on airplane controls
Tokyo, Japan - All Nippon Airways apologies
On 23 of March the pilot of a Boeing 767 aircraft, a 50 years old veteran with 12,000 flight hours, of All Nipppon Airways directed from Tokyo to Yamaguchi, fell asleep 20 minutes just after the take off and having turned on the auto-pilot. This fact was noticed by a transportation minister inspector that was in the cabin for a routine control. Waken up by the second pilot the commander fell asleep...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency