'Drunk' pilot removed from BA plane at Gatwick Airport
A pilot was taken off a flight from Gatwick Airport after fears were raised he was drunk.
The British Airways flight to Mauritius on Thursday was delayed and the pilot replaced, BA said.
An airline source told The Sun: "Cops rushed on to the plane and headed straight for the cockpit. The first officer was cuffed and led away."
BA has apologised for the delay and said: "We are taking this matter extremely seriously."
A spokesman for the airline told the BBC: "We are sorry for the delay to our customers. The aircraft remained at the gate until an alternative third... read more
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