Jet Blue Pilot Goes off the Rocker - Flight 191 from NYC to Vegas Grounded

Looks like the guy had some sort of break down en route, the co-pilot kicked him out of the cabin, the passengers tackled him.

Apparently, he was heard screaming about Iran, Iraq, God.

The pilot, one Mr. Clayton Osbon is apparently one of Jet Blue's most experienced pilots (18,000+ hrs) and is one of their flight standard captains as well. Dealing with JB's passengers and the TSA must have finally pushed him over the edge!

The Associated Press: JetBlue captain: 'They're going to take us down!'
A JetBlue Pilot 'Tried To Take Down' A Plane Today
JetBlue 191 Passenger Says Pilot Screamed About 'Iran' And 'Iraq'
Pilot Who Lost It On Flight 191 Was One Of JetBlue's Oldest

Anyways, not the first time some thing like this happened at Jet Blue, last year one of their flight attendants, Steven Slater grabbed two beers from the galley, activated the plane’s inflatable emergency slide, said "**** you"", then slid down the chute. Good times!


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Talk about picking your flight to flip on. This one was full of people flying to a security conference. Explains the rush to clobber him.
I always liked the story about the world's worst hijacker, who stood up in a plane, drew a gun and shouted "take this plane to Detroit". "But we're going to Detroit anyway, Sir", explained a trolley-dolly. "Er, OK, well, good, then" said the gunman, and sat down.

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