April 25, 2003

FAA says no rule against flying naked

Laid back Southwest Airlines however, fired a pilot and co-pilot who were found in the cockpit mostly or completely undressed. Before you think there was some hanky panky going on between the two of them, the were both male, and were discovered when they summoned a flight attendant to the cockpit to bring paper towels and soda water. Their claim: that one of them removed his uniform after coffee was spilled. However, that does not explain why both of them shucked their clothing.

Southwest is treating the episode as a prank that went too far.
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Posted by Tiger at April 25, 2003 07:21 PM