American Airlines Pilot Arrested, Suspected of Being Drunk

An American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain’s Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk, police said Friday.

Officers arrested a 62-year-old man just before 11 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of performing an aviation function while over the prescribed alcohol limit, police reported. The man, whose name was not released, has since been bailed out pending further inquiries. The flight to Philadelphia was canceled and passengers rebooked on other flights.

Source: Pilot Arrested on Suspicion of Being Drunk Before Philly-Bound Flight, Officials Say – NBC 10 Philadelphia

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