Kreindler Partner Dan Rose comments on American Eagle Flight 4590 bound for LaGuardia Airport in which the pilot was arrested for suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.
Flight 4590, was scheduled to depart Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport bound to New York's LaGuardia airport at 6:10am. The pilot, Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen was taken into custody by police and failed a breathalyzer test. According to TSA agents they smelled alcohol on the pilot's breathe. The pilot has been suspended by American Airlines, pending the outcome of the investigation.