A new Supreme Court case will determine how airlines talk to the TSA
The Supreme Court is set to hear the case of whether airlines can be immune from reporting anyone as a threat.
William Hoeper is an Air Wisconsin Air Wisconsin [sic] pilot who has just flunked his fourth flight simulator test, which was taking place in Washington, DC, and which meant he was going to get fired. He takes the test, fails, screams at the people who administered the test, and departs to Dulles to leave the city.
Here’s where things get tricky. The airline reported him as a threat.
Hoeper sued the airline and won $1.4 million in a jury trial.
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Passenger restrained on Newark-bound flight after telling crew he poisoned everyone on board
A former federal employee went berserk on a flight from Hong Kong to Newark, claiming that he was with the CIA and that the agency poisoned him.
“Six hours before we landed, there was a passenger who started screaming about national security and the CIA. He was very paranoid,” said Jacques Roizen, 44, a recruiting consultant who helped restrain the 35-year-old perp.