Drunk Pilot Grounded in South Dakota
Rapid City police say they arrested an airline pilot after he allegedly smelled of alcohol at approximately 8:00 AM on Wednesday October 26:
Officers of the RCPD were notified that a Skywest Airlines pilot smelled of alcohol. After investigating these claims, the RCPD determined the pilot was in violation of SDCL 50-13-17 which prohibits the operation of an aircraft with a BAC above .04.
38-year-old Russel Duszak of Salt Lake City, UT was placed under arrest for Operating an Aircraft Under the Influence of Alcohol.
KBHB Radio reports that the flight was bound for Salt Lake City.