AMARILLO (AP) – A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has pleaded not guilty to interfering with a flight crew.
Court records show Clayton F. Osbon entered the plea at his Thursday arraignment in federal court in Amarillo.READ MORE: Public Health Experts Say Dallas Cowboys COVID Outbreak Shows Pandemic Far From Over
U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson ruled earlier this month that Osbon is mentally competent to stand trial. Her ruling followed a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation.READ MORE: AP Source: Rangers Snag Shortstop Corey Seager For $325 Million, 10-Year Deal
Osbon was indicted after a March 27 incident on flight from Las Vegas to New York. Passengers say they had to wrestle him to the floor after he left the cockpit mid-flight and ran through the plane’s cabin yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida.
No trial date has been set. Osbon faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.MORE NEWS: TCU Officially Hires SMU's Sonny Dykes As New Coach
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