Suspected drunken co-pilot arrested in Traverse City
Traverse City — A co-pilot on a charter plane has been arrested after a colleague suspected he was drunk.
Traverse City police Capt. Kevin Dunklow says a breath test Thursday showed a blood-alcohol level of 0.30, nearly four times the legal threshold for drunken driving.
The co-pilot flies for Talon Air, which declined to comment. The plane didn’t leave Cherry Capital Airport.
Separately, an American Airlines co-pilot accused of trying to fly while drunk pleaded no contest Wednesday at a Detroit-area court. He was placed on probation.