American Eagle Pilot Suspected of Being Drunk Removed From Flight

An American Eagle pilot who was preparing to fly from Minneapolis to New York City was arrested today after failing a breathalyzer test. Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen, 48, of Hollow Lane, N.C., was taken into custody by police at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, according to an arrest report. Officers and a TSA agent smelled alcohol on Kristiansen as they passed him waiting to enter an elevator, the report said. Airport police were notified and started an investigation. In the mean...Full Story
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