Pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of plane
on 19/09/2013 15:19:02
The 54-year-old man, who is believed to be a pilot with Pakistan International Airlines, was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "At about 10pm police were called to Leeds Bradford International Airport where they arrested an airline pilot on suspicion of carrying out an activity ancillary to an aviation function while impaired by drink.
"The 54-year-old man, from Pakistan, is currently in custody."
An airport spokeswoman said: ''We are aware of the incident but the matter is being dealt with by West Yorkshire Police.''