UK judge hands JAL pilot 10-month prison sentence over heavy drinking before London-Tokyo flight – The Japan Times

LONDON/TOKYO – A U.K. court sentenced a Japan Airlines co-pilot to 10 months in prison Thursday over heavy drinking before flight duty in October. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, has admitted to the charge of drinking at a level that greatly exceeded the country’s legal limit for on-duty aviation personnel. In handing down the ruling, Judge Phillip…

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