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WorldAmerican Airlines flight canceled after pilot arrested on suspicion he was drunk

12:41  08 february  2019
12:41  08 february  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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An American Airlines flight bound for Philadelphia was canceled after one of the pilots was arrested on suspicion of alcohol intoxication.

The airline confirmed to USA TODAY that the incident involved "a member of its crew at Manchester Airport" in England Thursday. The name of the pilot has not released.

"The employee was detained and the flight, AA735 to Philadelphia, has been cancelled," a statement from the airline reads. "We have rebooked (passengers) on alternative flights."

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The co- pilot for American Airlines flight 738 this morning from Detroit to Philadephia was arrested on suspicion of being drunk . The co- pilot failed a breathalyzer test and was arrested and then released after he had sobered up. Apparently though the co- pilot made it on to the aircraft, because

An American Airlines flight from Detroit to Philadelphia was canceled Saturday after a co- pilot allegedly tested above the blood-alcohol content limit He was detained at a security checkpoint at the Detroit airport in suburban Romulus. A spokeswoman for American said the airline is helping local

American Airlines flight canceled after pilot arrested on suspicion he was drunk© Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Greater Manchester Police told the Manchester Evening News that they followed up on reports that a pilot my be under the influence: "Officers attended and a 62-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of performing an aviation function when over the prescribed limit of alcohol."

"He has since been bailed pending further inquiries," authorities said.

In a statement, American Airlines apologized to customers for the delay, adding that "safety is our highest priority."

"We are fully cooperating with local law enforcement and further questions should be referred to them," the airline concluded.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: American Airlines flight canceled after pilot arrested on suspicion he was drunk

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