12 NOVEMBER 2012

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Article from BTNews 12 NOVEMBER 2012

AND FINALLY: It happened in America

A JetBlue Airways pilot, whose 'midair meltdown' on a flight forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Texas, has been conditionally released by a federal judge.

US District Judge Mary Lou Robinson ruled Clayton Osbon, 49, "would not create a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person or serious damage to the property of another" if released.

Osbon pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in July to a criminal charge of interference with a flight crew and was ordered to be examined by psychiatrists for the US Bureau of Prisons. 

In March on a flight from New York to Las Vegas, Osbon ran through the aisles of the plane screaming about Iraq, Iran and al Qaeda, yelling: "We're not going to Vegas" and "You'd better start praying now!"  An FBI report says the first officer managed to lock Osbon out of the flight deck while passengers subdued him.

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