Dealing With Unstable Airline Pilots

March 28, 2012 at 9:45 am

A JetBlue flight made an emergency landing in Texas Tuesday after what the airline said was “a medical situation involving the captain.” Some reports say the pilot yelled for passengers to “say your prayers.”

The flight, which left New York, was scheduled to land in Las Vegas. According to reports, the captain had to be restrained, but all passengers are unharmed.

Al Yurman is a former field investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board. He joined John and Amy to talk about what plans the FAA has for dealing with unstable pilots:

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