Southwest pilot accused of exposing himself mid-flightavril 5, 2021
Federal authorities have charged pilot Michael Haak with indecent exposure over an alleged incident that took place in mid-air last August.
The pilot is accused of exposing his genitals in acts that began, continued and ended while onboard Flight 6607 on 10 August, according to a one-page filing in federal district court in Maryland.
No details on the incident were given in the court papers.
Southwest Airlines said that no passengers witnessed the alleged incident and that the pilots wreathe only ones onboard the flight aware of it.
The airline also stated that Mr Haak had left the company before they were made aware of what had happened.
Southwest Airlines says that it has been cooperating with investigators.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.