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Gol: US Pilots Retrial Upholds Conviction, No Jailtime

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
By George Hatcher

Joseph Lepore of Bay Shore, New York, and Jan Paladino were flying the Embraer Legacy 600 executive jet that collided with a Boeing 737 operated by Gol Lineas Aereas Intelligentes SA. Lepore and Paladino guided the plane they were flying to safely while the larger jet crashed into the jungle, killing all aboard. The... »

British Airways Says No Means No Flying High While Flying High, Drunk Businessman Does UK Time for Drunk and Disorderly

Friday, September 23, 2011
By George Hatcher
British Airways Says No Means No Flying High While Flying High, Drunk Businessman Does UK Time for Drunk and Disorderly

Convicted of being drunk on an aircraft, and sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court in west London on September 23 after getting drunk on beer and bourbon with friends in Phoenix, and drunker aboard a British Airways Phoenix-London Boeing, Mortgage consultant Timothy Bradley propositioned a woman, shouted, verbally threatened the pilot, and brandished glass. Judge... »

British Court Sentences Woman in Airborne Biting case

Saturday, August 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
British Court Sentences Woman in Airborne Biting case

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Fred Seggie What: Thomson Boeing 767-300, en route from Manchester to to Punta Cana Dominican Republic Where: Bermuda When: Occurred:Nov 5th 2010 Sentenced: Aug 19th 2011 Who: 45 year old British Citizen Why: While Charity worker Carol Close’s flight had been delayed for 30... »

Part Two of the Gol Sentences, in which ATC is Accountable

Friday, May 20, 2011
By George Hatcher

We recently mentioned when the pilots of the two US pilots were sentenced to US community service for the 2006 Midair collision between a GOL Boeing and a business jet. In addition to the pilots, the Air Traffic Controller Lucivando de Alencar was sentenced. Judge Murilo Mendes revoked Alencar’s license, and sentenced him to... »

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