Schiphol pilot arrested in cockpit

14th September 2010, Comments 0 comments


A 52-year-old pilot from the United States was arrested on Tuesday in the cockpit of the plane he was about to fly out of Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. He was over the alcohol limited.

Dutch airport police acted on an anonymous tip. The airline was forced to cancel the flight. The 200 passengers on board the plane have been transferred to a flight leaving on Wednesday.



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