LUBBOCK (CBSDFW.COM) – A federal judge has ordered the JetBlue pilot accused of interfering with his own flight crew — undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Last week, the New York to Las Vegas flight had to make an emergency landing in Amarillo last week after the pilot, 49 year old Clayton Osbon, allegedly lost it during the flight and had to be restrained by passengers.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
The judge says he wants mental health experts to determine whether Osbon was sane at the time of the incident and whether he is competent to stand trial.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
Federal prosecutors first requested the mental health evaluations this morning.
Osbon will have to appear in court Monday morning.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
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