Pilot Drug Abuse

Number 5323
Subject Aviation
Source KMSP-TV (Minneapolis)
State MN
Year 1987
Publication Date June 9, 1987
Summary KMSP-TV (Minneapolis) report looks at substance abuse by commercial and private pilots, finding NTSB records show alcohol is a factor in 10 percent of general aviation crashes; finds flaws in FAA rules that allow pilots with long records of driving under the influence to continue flying airplanes.
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Keywords NTSB; FAA; drug abuse; Northwest Air
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