US Airways Captain Valerie Wells Discusses Airport Eviction Incident

US Airways Captain Describes Airport Eviction

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time, a US Airways captain has publicly described an incident where two security officials escorted her from the airport’s secure area after she would not fly a plane from Philadelphia to Rome because of electrical system problems.

Captain Valerie Wells, a 30-year pilot, discussed the June 16 incident on Friday in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, where she was the star witness in the pilots union’s defense against the airline’s suit alleging that a safety campaign is actually an illegal job action………. (click here