They've already lost their pilot's licenses. Now, Timothy Cheney and Richard Cole, the pilots at the controls of Northwest Airlines flight 188 as it blew past Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport last October, have lost their jobs. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded in ... More >>
he pilots were not aware of the repeated attempts by air traffic controllers' and the airline to contact them,
The two pilots will be eligible to re-apply by August.
NTSB dumps hundreds of documents on its Web site detailing the misadventures of Northwest Flight 188.
The co-pilot says the pilot bears the most blame, and should get the harsher punishment, for allowing the jet straying off course.
"We got distracted," is how the cockpit crew described blowing 150 miles past their scheduled destination.
The Twin Cities dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away
The dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away.
The Federal Aviation Administration revoked the licenses of the two pilots in charge of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles last week.
One of the pilots said they were not asleep and no argument took place. So seriously guys... What happened?