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UPDATE: JetBlue Suspends Pilot After Incident That Prompted Emergency Landing

JetBlue pilot meltdown is latest instance of bad publicity for airlines

Update: JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon has been suspended pending further investigation of Tuesday’s incident in which a flight made an emergency landing, JetBlue spokeswoman Tamara Young told CNN Wednesday.

JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon launched into strange behavior during a Mach 27 flight, first flying the aircraft erratically and then ranting about a bomb and Iraq, among other things. Passengers were able to subdue him as the co-pilot guided the aircraft to a safe landing. This incident is hardly the first bizarre incident on a tarmac or in the air that has resulted in bad publicity for the airline industry. Here’s a look at some more flaps from recent years.

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