A federal judge in Texas was expected to decide whether a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists can go free.
A federal judge says the JetBlue pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by running through the plane and yelling has had a psychotic episode in prison.
A federal judge in Texas has found a JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about terrorists not guilty by reason of insanity.
A JetBlue Airways captain accused of disrupting a flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists plans to use an insanity defense at trial.
Court documents posted Thursday show Clayton F. Osbon has been indicted on one count of interference of a flight crew.
The attorney for the JetBlue Airways pilot accused of interfering with a flight crew by disrupting a flight over San Antonio is seeking to waive hearings set for Monday.
Clayton Osbon’s lawyer was to make his first appearance in federal court this morning. CBS News learned he was to appear at a courthouse in Amarillo. The JetBlue pilot who had a mid-air meltdown last Tuesday is facing federal charges.
JetBlue says the crew of Las Vegas-bound flight 191 — which had to make an emergency landing in Texas because of the strange and frightening behavior of its pilot — will remain quiet about the incident.
No one recalls JetBlue captain Clayton Osbon coming unhinged before — not the airline, his neighbors or his friends.