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  • **FILE** Clayton Frederick Osbon (right), the JetBlue pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists, is escorted April 2, 2012, to a waiting vehicle by FBI agents as he is released from The Pavilion at Northwest Texas Hospital, in Amarillo, Texas. (Associated Press/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher)

    JetBlue pilot who disrupted flight to be freed

    A Texas judge ordered Friday that a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by leaving the cockpit and yelling about religion and terrorists should be freed rather than committed to a mental health facility.


  • ** FILE ** JetBlue Airways Capt. Clayton Osbon (right) is escorted to a waiting vehicle by FBI agents as he is released from the Pavilion at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, on Monday, April 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher)

    JetBlue passengers sue airline over pilot scare

    Ten passengers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against JetBlue Airways, claiming they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be physically restrained after running through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda during a New York-to-Las Vegas flight in March.


  • Economy Briefs: JetBlue passengers sue airline over pilot scare

    Ten passengers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against JetBlue Airways, claiming they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be physically restrained after running through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda during a New York-to-Las Vegas flight in March.


  • ** FILE ** JetBlue Airways Capt. Clayton Osbon (right) is escorted to a waiting vehicle by FBI agents as he is released from the Pavilion at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, on Monday, April 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher)

    Prosecutors want JetBlue captain held without bond

    A JetBlue Airways captain charged with disrupting a Las Vegas-bound flight after he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists should remain in federal custody without bond, prosecutors told a judge Monday.


  • ** FILE ** Emergency workers tend to a JetBlue captain that had a "medical situation" during a Las Vegas-bound flight from JFK International airport, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas. Passengers said the pilot screamed that Iraq or Afghanistan had planted a bomb on the flight, was locked out of the cockpit, and then tackled and restrained by passengers. (AP Photo/Steve Douglas)

    JetBlue pilot's unraveling baffles friends

    No one recalls JetBlue Airways Capt. Clayton Osbon coming unhinged before. Not the airline that let him fly for 12 years, the neighbors in his secluded waterfront community or the friends he tried selling weight-loss shakes to on the side.


  • Emergency workers tend to a JetBlue captain that had a "medical situation" during a Las Vegas-bound flight from JFK International airport, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas. (AP Photo/Steve Douglas)

    JetBlue passengers recount fears during captain's breakdown

    Passengers aboard an early morning flight bound from New York to Las Vegas first noticed something wrong when the plane's top pilot came out of the cockpit, didn't close the door and tried to force his way into an occupied restroom.


  • JetBlue pilot held for evaluation for midair meltdown

    A JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about terrorists, Jesus and Sept. 11 was charged Wednesday with interfering with a flight crew, federal authorities said.


  • ** FILE ** Emergency workers tend to a JetBlue captain that had a "medical situation" during a Las Vegas-bound flight from JFK International airport, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas. Passengers said the pilot screamed that Iraq or Afghanistan had planted a bomb on the flight, was locked out of the cockpit, and then tackled and restrained by passengers. (AP Photo/Steve Douglas)

    JetBlue pilot charged with interfering with crew

    A JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about terrorists, Jesus and Sept. 11 was charged Wednesday with interfering with a flight crew, federal authorities said.


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