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Cessna Crashes into Shed at Melbourne International Airport

Saturday, May 30, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Cessna Skymaster 337F aircraft crashed into a communications antenna shed at Melbourne International Airport in Florida, on May 27. Authorities said the pilot Christopher Hall, 57, was drunk when he steered his plane into the shed. There were two people, including the pilot and his pre-teen son, aboard the plane; none of them... »

Thomas Cook Flight Diverted to Bermuda due to Drunk Passenger

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Flight Diverted to Bermuda due to Drunk Passenger

A Thomas Cook flight had to make an unscheduled landing in Bermuda, at around 6 p.m. on November 24. The flight was on its way from Manchester, England, to Cuba when a British man, identified as Mohammed Khelya, started threatening the flight crew, passengers and even his new wife. The pilot decided to divert... »

Passenger Repeatedly Tries to Steal Whisky; Qantas Flight Diverts to Cairns

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Passenger Repeatedly Tries to Steal Whisky; Qantas Flight Diverts to Cairns

Qantas flight QF24 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, at around 5:45 a.m. on September 21. The plane, en-route from Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after a 34-year-old drunk passenger repeatedly attempted to steal whisky and broke all 4 sets of plastic handcuffs aboard. Several police... »

Delta Air Lines Flight 901 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Squabbling Couple

Thursday, March 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Air Lines Flight 901 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Squabbling Couple

Flight 901 of Delta Air Lines, flying from Atlanta to Costa Rica, had to make an emergency landing on Grand Cayman Islands, due to a couple squabbling on their wedding anniversary. According to Raymond Christian, Chief Inspector Royal Cayman Islands police, the groom was arrested on charges of drinking and inappropriate conduct, while the... »

Drunken Pilot Detained in Leeds

Friday, September 20, 2013
By George Hatcher

A pilot caught drunk in the cockpit of a Pakistan International Airways Airbus is in custody, and bound to appear in court in October over the breech of trust. PIA suspended the 20 year pilot. The UK Civil Aviation Authority, said: “A pilot attempting to fly while under the influence of alcohol or illegal... »

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