March 28th, 2012
12:25 PM ET

JetBlue pilot charged in incident that prompted emergency landing

[Updated at 4:58 p.m. ET] The JetBlue pilot whose midair meltdown prompted his co-pilot to make an emergency landing on Tuesday was charged Wednesday in a federal criminal complaint with interference with a flight crew.

[Initial post, 12:25 p.m. ET] JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon has been suspended pending further investigation of Tuesday's incident in which a flight made an emergency landing, JetBlue spokeswoman Tamara Young told CNN Wednesday.

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  1. saywhat

    @ Amelia

    You & your friends are getting there. Unbeknownst to us gullible good Americans, Western media has already done its job here.
    According to reports Capt.Osborn also shouted 'Al-Qaeda' during his outbursts.

    March 29, 2012 at 10:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Superman

    @@@andre himes,,,,,,,there is only one race in the world and its the human race , so forget about the rest of the bigot and /or ignorance of society, its over society still wants to open old healed wounds and keep doing damage . But please get over it

    March 29, 2012 at 11:57 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Superman

    Suspended is just a fancy word to satisfy jet blue passengers , so they do not worry. The name of the pilot will be changed to protect the wacky,

    March 29, 2012 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Superman

    So Mr himes you are a perp! Eh? Well my comment was not sparked by you , it was brought up by just common since of how people should act in society , EVERY ONE LISTEN UP!!! THIS IS THE SAME GUY THAT WAS POSTING PROPAGANDA IN THE PAST DO YOU REMEMBER ? SO YES HE IS A FREAK!

    March 29, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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