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Drunk pilot arrested in Holland


Published on Sep 17, 2010

A US pilot was arrested by Dutch police just minutes before takeoff for having being over the limit. Police pulled the American pilot, 52, from the cockpit of a foreign plane at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam earlier this week. The bust happened after the police received a tip-off that the pilot had been drinking before the flight, breaching drinking regulations which prohibit alcohol consumption 10 hours before flying. The flight with 200 passengers was delayed and the pilot fi ned EUR700.

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