A VETERAN air steward was arrested after passengers smelled alcohol on his breath moments earlier than a flight.
Police swooped on the crew member as folks boarded the London-bound aircraft in Norway.
An SAS air steward was arrested after passengers smelled alcohol on his breath moments earlier than a flight[/caption]
The Scandinavian Airways (SAS) flight was about to take off from Oslo for Heathrow final Wednesday.
The steward, primarily based in London, was breathalysed and nicked after testing over the restrict.
A supply stated: “The veteran crew member was staggering about and reeked of alcohol.
“He was breathalysed on the spot and nicked after testing optimistic.
“He was method over the restrict. Now he faces court docket and his flying profession is in tatters.”
SAS stated: “We take incidents like this very critically and have very clear processes and methods in place for the best way to take care of such.
“Nonetheless we don’t remark any additional or give extra particulars as we deal with this as a confidential and particular person personnel case.”