A pilot of United Airlines63, was arrested after his more than bizarre behavior at Denver International Airport on August 2, 2023. He was charged with trashing a parking arm in the parking lot of thedenver international airport, causing damage estimated at $700.
THE pilot attempted to leave the employee parking lot while still in uniform. No doubt he was overwhelmed by an arm of the barrier which refused to rise to allow passage. In a video obtained by CBS Newshe can be seen getting out of his car with an ax and hitting the parking arm 23 times, at one of the exit doors, until he is finally disengaged from his base.
Another airport employee saw what happened and tried to take the chopped, which resulted in a struggle. He only ended up dropping the ax after a second airport employee intervened and took it away from him. There were no injuries. The pilot reportedly caused approximately $700 in damage.
He will fight a few minutes later with an airport employee who saw what happened and tried to take the ax back from him. The pilot will only return the ax after the intervention of a second airport employee.
The pilot was apprehended and handcuffed. He was eventually released and drove off. The pilot must appear before the court from Adams County on September 25, 2023 for arraignment. The pilot of Boeing 757 And Boeing 767 was suspended while United Airlines conducts an internal investigation.