Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Travel
  3. International Travel

Drunk Delta flight attendant lands in the slammer gets out on bond

See also

Just when you thought you heard it all comes this bizarre piece of airline news. AOL just reported the story about a drunk (and sick) Delta flight attendant (perhaps we should go back calling them 'stews') who tried to board a plane at Bluegrass Airport in Kentucky and ended up in the slammer. As a frequent flyer, the Diva must admit she's never witness inebriated flight crews but did once catch attendants snorting cocaine on a foreign carrier once (and that was pretty scary).

The AOL Jobs story says that, “Attendant Nancy Bray, 58, was scheduled to fly Delta Connection Flight 6095 to Detroit, operated by Chautauqua Airlines.” According to a video on WLEX news in Lexington, the airline called for medical assistance and an officer determined Bray was intoxicated. Consequently said WLEX, Bray was charged as an aircrew member under the influence and possession of a controlled substance not in its container, but pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday and was released on bond..

The legal limit for any commercial flight crew member is 0.04% BAC. The rule is that crew members are not allowed to drink alcohol within eight hours of a flight.

Delta released this statement after Bray's arrest (which was also published on the AOL website):

"Delta is aware of reports of the arrest of a Chautauqua Airlines flight attendant for alleged public intoxication prior to the departure of Delta Connection flight 6095 from Lexington to Detroit late Tuesday afternoon. Delta will support any investigation by law enforcement in concert with Republic Airways Holdings, parent company of Chautauqua. Delta expects consummate professionalism from all parties who are entrusted with the care of transport of our customers, no matter which carrier may be operating their flight."

According to AOL Jobs, under the influence is not necessarily grounds for losing one's job. ,

For more bad news for Delta, see video.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Nail art
    Top 5 ways to express yourself whether your nails are short or long
    Camera
    Nail Art
  • Cars
    These cars have gotten the heave-ho: Will you miss them when they’re gone?
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Spinach quiche
    Mini spinach quiche are great for party snacks or for appetizers
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Peacock Inn
    Seasonal five course tasting menu at The Peacock Inn in Princeton
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Makeup
    Is the new Wonder Woman makeup similar to Kim Kardashian's look?
    Camera
    8 Photos
  • Wavy hair tips
    Grab your flat iron and start curling with it to get these beautiful waves
    Camera
    7 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Travel sites being bought By Expedia and Priceline
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517131428" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517131428&autoStart=true"></div>
  • The Misadventures of Catfish and Cutbait: Using "Neanderthal" for bait
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517891729" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517891729&autoStart=true"></div>
  • 2 hurt on park ride as cable disonnects at Cedar Point in Ohio
    <div class="video-info" data-id="275657829" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=275657829&autoStart=true"></div>