Ex-Continental Pilot Says He Slept In the Cockpit

A former veteran commercial airline pilot lived for more than a year at the beginning of his career in and out of a bare-bones "crash pad" and was so tired while flying that he drifted off to sleep in the cockpit, the pilot told ABC News. Josh Reikes, who began flying in 1999, said that money was so tight in his first years that whenever he commuted to a new city before a flight, he could not afford a hotel room and opted to stay in a crash pad. "You're bunked up with six, seven, eight people...Full Story
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