Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:04
Drunk co-pilot arrested at Schiphol airport
A co-pilot who was under the influence of alcohol was arrested at Schiphol airport on Sunday morning. NOS reports that the man was about to board a plane that he planned to fly. The aviation police and marechaussee, military police, checked the man after receiving a tip. They quickly realized that the man had been drinking as his breath smelled strongly of alcohol. A breath test showed that the man had 375 ug/l alcohol in his blood - well above the maximum allowed amount of 90 ug/l. The man flies for a foreign airline. He received a 15 hours flight ban and a 6 thousand euro fine.