Pilot of Flight That Missed Destination: 'I Can Assure You None of Us Was Asleep'

One of the two Northwest Airlines pilots who were out of contact with air traffic controllers for more than an hour Wednesday while they overshot their destination denies suggestions that they fell asleep. "I can assure you none of us was asleep," First Officer Richard I. Cole told ABC News. He declined to comment further but said, "I am not doing very good." This evening, the Federal Aviation Administration released a brief statement suggesting the pilots on the San Diego-to-Minneapolis...Full Story
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