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Drunk Flight Crew Arrested At BGO  
User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12163 posts, RR: 36
Posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3587 times:
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The Flight Crew of an An-22 was arrested after all four crew members were stopped in security on suspicion of intoxication. Breathalyzer tests confirmed the four were drunk.

Source: VG (Norwegian only)






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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3556 times:

Lucky they never got to take off, woudl have been a nightmare. Whats the prosecution rule in Norway?

User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3516 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Thread starter):
The Flight Crew of an An-22 was arrested after all four crew members were stopped in security on suspicion of intoxication.

Isn't that a requirement prior to engine start on that aircraft!  highfive 

Seriously, what is it, you know you have a flight scheduled, why risk your entire career by being flat out STUPID?  banghead 



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User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3173 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3503 times:

Quoting BA787 (Reply 1):
Whats the prosecution rule in Norway?

Well a PIA pilot did get to spend a few months in jail after being stopped at OSL last summer


User currently offlineBAalltheway From Canada, joined Jan 2007, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3441 times:

Do you know if they were they were just blowing traces of alcohol, or were they smashed?

Regardless, that's disgusting. I imagine they were all out boozed to the gills together for pre-flight. It's bad enough when one pilot jeopardizes lives in this way, but at least then there's theoretically a sober pilot in the next seat to be responsible enough....but for the entire flight crew...this just amazes me...

...Soon they'll install beathalyzer starters in all the cockpits...  drunk 


User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3173 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2819 times:

According to a Norwegian newspaper have three of the crew been prisoned for 4 weeks until their trial (no, you can't bail out in Norway). The captains alcohol content was 1,1, while one of the other crew came up with 1,4 when they tested his blood 2 hours AFTER the scheduled departure

Most likely will they get between 3 and 6 months in total, but as long as they brush their teeths every day will they be released av 2/3 of the total time


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12163 posts, RR: 36
Reply 6, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2763 times:
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Quoting Someone83 (Reply 5):
According to a Norwegian newspaper have three of the crew been prisoned for 4 weeks until their trial (no, you can't bail out in Norway). The captains alcohol content was 1,1, while one of the other crew came up with 1,4 when they tested his blood 2 hours AFTER the scheduled departure

Most likely will they get between 3 and 6 months in total, but as long as they brush their teeths every day will they be released av 2/3 of the total time

Beat me to it. I was just gonna post that  Smile



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User currently offlineOV735 From Estonia, joined Jan 2004, 903 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2757 times:

Hey, that's eight propellers to control, you need the bit of extra encouragement.

Seriously though, nice to know the Norwegian police still knows their trade. I wonder if their licenses will get revoked by the Ukrainian authorities? Not too many pilots out there with An-22 ratings, I figure.

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[Edited 2007-01-09 23:57:02]

User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2757 times:

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 5):
The captains alcohol content was 1,1, while one of the other crew came up with 1,4 when they tested his blood 2 hours AFTER the scheduled departure

Hey, at least the auto pilot was sober. Some people are just plane stupid.


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