Pilot Suspended for Broadcasting Crude Rant

Southwest pilot's mic was stuck as he complained about 'gays, grannies'

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 23, 2011 2:28 AM CDT | Updated Jun 23, 2011 6:28 AM CDT

(Newser) – A Southwest Airlines pilot was suspended without pay after he accidentally broadcast a rant about his failure to score with the airline's flight attendants to dozens of air traffic controllers and fellow pilots. The airline hires a "continuous stream of gays and grannies... More »

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