Pilot charged with being drunk

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LONDON, ENGLAND (WSFA) - A United Airlines pilot is charged by British authorities for being drunk while working at London's Heathrow Airport.

Police and airline officials say the pilot was pulled from a flight Monday which was due to fly from Heathrow to Chicago.

Police say a co-worker suspected 51 year old Erwin Vermont Washington of being drunk.

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