Sleep Deprivation Blamed for JetBlue Pilot's March Meltdown

The JetBlue airline pilot who went on a frightening in-flight tirade in March, forcing the flight to be diverted, was having a "brief psychotic disorder" because of sleep deprivation, a psychologist testified at a hearing. The psychologist's testimony, given last week, was revealed in court documents released today. According to witnesses, Clayton Osbon, 49, was flying a New York-to-Las Vegas jetliner March 27 when he went on a rampage in the cabin, ranting about Sept. 11, 2001, making...Full Story
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