AirTran Pilot Gets Arrested for DUI

Posted By Thomas V. Wallin || 16-May-2011

When most think of being arrested for a California DUI, they assume it only happens when driving a vehicle. However, you can be arrested for a DUI while operating any type of vehicle, whether it is a car, a boat or in this case, a plane.

According to AOL Travel, the pilot of an AirTran flight was arrested for a DUI after a TSA manager smelled alcohol on his breath.  Airport officers were called to administer a breathalyzer test, which came back at .05%.Similar to a commercial driving license, drivers or pilots cannot be over a .04% blood alcohol content level. The AirTran captain has been suspended which the incident is being investigated.

Contact our California DUI Defense Attorneys today if you have been arrested for driving under the influence or being under the influence while operating any type of vehicle.    Our California DUI Lawyers have been practicing DUI defense for over a decade and have the knowledge and experience to handle your specific case.