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09-15-10, 12:31 PM #1
Fly the not so friendly skies?
Hundreds of U.S. Pilots Treated for Drug Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders, Review Finds
FOXNews.com - Hundreds of U.S. Pilots Treated for Drug Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders, Review Finds
Hundreds of commercial and private U.S. pilots have been diagnosed and treated for a broad array of serious psychiatric and medical conditions, including schizophrenia, attempted suicide, sexual deviance, alcoholism and drug abuse, a Herald review has found.
The review comes in the wake of a chilling episode at Logan International Airport four months ago involving a distraught JetBlue [JBLU] pilot who threatened to “harm himself in spectacular fashion” an hour before takeoff - an incident that sent shudders through airline passengers across the country.
more at link above.
Scary. These people are in control of commercial or private aircraft...Verified Libra- There sure are a lot of people born in August around here.
Sometimes you get the bear, sometimes he gets you.
09-16-10, 11:51 PM #2
We are who we choose to be.
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