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Friday, March 22, 2013

French man charged with impersonating pilot at US airport

Man posing as pilot sneaks into plane's cockpit. Comments. Email; Print; Font Size. 23 March 2013. A 61-YEAR-OLD Frenchman has been arrested at Philadelphia Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a more
Irish Independent ( 3/22/2013 9:21:16 PM -08:00 )

Air traveler tries for upgrade — to cockpit
Air traveler tries for upgrade — to cockpitIt's not clear how Philippe Jernnard got into a US Airways cockpit, but the French airline passenger was arrested before takeoff late Wednesday and was being held in Philadelphia, with bail set at $1 million. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM. The Associated Press more
The Seattle Times ( 3/22/2013 6:51:42 PM -08:00 )

Frenchman arrested in US Airways cockpit
PHILADELPHIA -- A 61-year-old Frenchman was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a US Airways plane scheduled for takeoff, police said Friday. The crew of the more
Newsday ( 3/22/2013 6:40:32 PM -08:00 )

Police say man boarded US Airways plane in Philadelphia posing as a pilot
(CNN) -- The angry Frenchman came upon an audacious solution when he couldn't fly business class, a plan worthy of "Catch Me If You Can." Told the section was full, Philippe Jernnard just went into the cockpit and pretended to be crew, even dressing the more
CNN ( 3/22/2013 2:04:21 PM -08:00 )

Pilot impostor makes it to cockpit before he's caught
One US Airways passenger really -- want to fly back in the back of the plane. So the feds say he posed as a pilot to try and score seat inside the cockpit. Happen on a flight that was about to leave Philly police say this guy a French citizen had a ticket to fly in more
Fox News ( 3/22/2013 1:57:04 PM -08:00 )

Man arrested after posing as Air France pilot
A French man has been arrested on board a plane in the US after being found sitting in the cockpit wearing a uniform and claiming to be a pilot. Police say the man, who identified himself as Philippe Jernnard, was a ticketed passenger on the US Airways flight more
ABC Online ( 3/22/2013 1:33:02 PM -08:00 )

Man posing as pilot detained in Philadelphia
A FRENCHMAN wearing a uniform and claiming to be an Air France pilot was arrested on board a plane in the US city of Philadelphia after being found sitting in the cockpit, police say. The individual, identified as Philippe Jeannard of La Rochelle, France, more
Herald Sun ( 3/22/2013 10:15:21 AM -08:00 )

Man removed from cockpit for trying to impersonate pilot at US airport
PHILADELPHIA—A 60-year-old man from France was arrested Wednesday evening after trying to impersonate a pilot and taking a seat in the cockpit of a plane that was about to depart from Philadelphia International Airport, police said. Whether the man more
Toronto Star ( 3/22/2013 8:36:58 AM -08:00 )

Pilot imposter caught on US Airways plane
A 60-year-old French man has been arrested this week after he entered a US Airways cockpit and claimed to be an Air France employee. You can read the story here, but reports say the guy before boarding a Philadelphia-West Palm Beach flight had asked more
Dallas Morning News (blog) ( 3/22/2013 8:11:59 AM -08:00 )

Air France: Man found in cockpit not an employee
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Air France says a French man arrested after sitting inside the cockpit of a plane scheduled to fly from Philadelphia is not one of its employees. The airline said Friday that Philippe Jernnard was not wearing the airline's uniform, did not more
Boston.com ( 3/22/2013 8:11:50 AM -08:00 )

Fake Pilot Arrested After Entering Cockpit at Philadelphia Airport
Fake Pilot Arrested After Entering Cockpit at Philadelphia AirportA French man was arrested Wednesday evening after entering the cockpit of a US Airways plane at Philadelphia International Airport. The man was reportedly wearing a fake Air France uniform and claimed he was a 747 pilot when he was found—along with more
U.S. News & World Report ( 3/22/2013 7:26:15 AM -08:00 )

Frenchman 'posing as pilot' found in US jet cockpit
Frenchman A Frenchman has been charged with impersonating a pilot after he was found in the cockpit of a plane due to take off in Philadelphia, police say. Philippe Jernnard, from La Rochelle, France, was wearing a shirt with an Air France logo and a blazer with more
BBC News ( 3/22/2013 6:59:49 AM -08:00 )

He sat in the cockpit of the US Airways flight at Philadelphia International Airport
(CNN) -- A faux pas at the Philly airport this week has the local gendarmes scratching their heads and scrambling for answers. A 61-year-old Frenchman was arrested after he impersonated a pilot and sat in the cockpit of a US Airways plane before a more
CNN International ( 3/22/2013 6:53:45 AM -08:00 )

Man impersonating pilot arrested on US Airways flight
PHILADELPHIA Authorities arrested a man they say impersonated a pilot and entered the cockpit of a US Airways flight awaiting takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport. Play Video. Fake pilot talked his way into U.S. Airways cockpit. The incident occurred more
CBS News ( 3/22/2013 6:47:05 AM -08:00 )

Man arrested for impersonating pilot in Philadelphia
Police arrested a 60-year-old man from France for impersonating a pilot on a plane that was about to depart from Philadelphia International Airport, police said. Phillippe Jeannard had a ticket on the US Airways flight to West Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday more
USA TODAY ( 3/22/2013 6:39:12 AM -08:00 )

Police: Man found in cockpit at Philly airport
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 61-year-old French man has been arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a plane scheduled for takeoff. Police say Philippe Jernnard of La more
U.S. News & World Report ( 3/22/2013 6:33:57 AM -08:00 )

Philippe Jernnard: Man posing as Air France pilot gets into cockpit of a
Philippe Jernnard: Man posing as Air France pilot gets into cockpit of aA man posing as a pilot sparked a security alert after getting into the cockpit of a passenger jet. Philippe Jernnard, 61, was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport as the Air France plane was readying for takeoff. Police said the Frenchman was wearing a more
Mirror.co.uk ( 3/22/2013 6:31:35 AM -08:00 )

Man Arrested On US Airways Flight After Impersonating Pilot
A 61-year-old French man on a US Airways flight out of Philadelphia almost got an upgrade by playing pilot. Philippe Jernnard of La Rochelle, France, had a ticket and was denied an upgrade for the West Palm Beach, Fla., flight departing Philadelphia more
NPR (blog) ( 3/22/2013 5:54:21 AM -08:00 )

American-Hating Frenchman Accused of Impersonating Pilot
American-Hating Frenchman Accused of Impersonating PilotPolice in Philadelphia have arrested a French national after he allegedly impersonated a pilot on a US Airways flight bound for Florida. Phillipe Jernnard, 61, of LaRocelle, France, boarded the US Airways flight Wednesday evening, Lt. John Walker of the more
ABC News ( 3/22/2013 4:23:33 AM -08:00 )

Fake Pilot Takes Cockpit Seat On US Flight
The man dressed in an Air France uniform is quickly rumbled and ejected from the jet heading from Philadelphia to Florida. 11:32am UK, Friday 22 March 2013. Philippe Jeannard from La Rochelle is on $1m bail. Tweet more
Sky News ( 3/22/2013 4:21:29 AM -08:00 )