EasyJet suspends pilots who played Snapchat game at 30000ft during flight

first_imgBlog March 23, 20180 Comments EasyJet suspends pilots who played Snapchat game at 30,000ft during flightcenter_img Two easyJet pilots have been suspended after they filmed themselves “dancing” in the cockpit during a flight. An easyJet captain and his co-pilot have been suspended after footage emerged of them playing a Snapchat game in the cockpit during a flight.Captain Michel Castellucci posted the video on his Instagram account “pilot_flyingnut” during a flight from London to Madrid on Wednesday.A video published by a British tabloid newspaper showed the first officer completing paperwork with a virtual owl dancing beside him. The video clip then shows the pilot dancing with an animated fitness instructor.The Instagram video was viewed over 6,000 times before it was removed.An easyJet spokesman said: “Whilst at no point was the safety of the passengers compromised, this falls well short of the high standards easyJet expects of its pilots. It is not acceptable and is not representative of the thousands of highly professional pilots who work for the airline. We take this issue seriously and as such the pilots have been suspended (in line with our procedures) pending a disciplinary investigation.”The pair have been suspended in line with easyJet’s disciplinary procedures, pending the outcome of the investigation.last_img read more