FAA Revokes Northwest Pilots' Licenses

The two Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their airport had their pilots' licenses revoked today by the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to comply with air traffic control instructions and clearances and operating carelessly and recklessly. The revocations are effective immediately and the pilots have 10 days to appeal the emergency revocations to the National Transportation Safety Board. Capt. Timothy B. Cheney and First Officer Richard I. Cole, who missed the airport by...Full Story
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