Posts Tagged ‘captain’

Ferry runs aground after captain stuck in toilet

Posted By Staff

Date: August 23rd, 2011

Category: Nutty News

ferryNutty News of the World: Helsinki, Finland – One member of staff managed to slow the island-hopping tourist ferry down, but the vessel, carrying 54 passengers, slammed onto a rock near the shore of Helsinki, the Finnish coastguard said. The captain got stuck in the bathroom because of a jammed lock and yelled for help, the coastguard said. Some passengers were bruised and tableware was broken in the incident. The coastguard is investigating whether the captain’s actions amounted to criminal endangerment. He was stuck in the toilet. As soon as the staff member got the door open, it was too late.  More   Click on the Nutty News reporter at the top, left column for another Nutty News story

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‘Captain Save-A-Ho’ arrested

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Date: August 9th, 2011

Category: Nutty News

jerald-thomas-navarreNutty News Iowa City – A self-professed protector of women was arrested for public intoxication. Iowa City Police Officers were dispatched to the Pedestrian Mall for multiple complaints of a man harassing people. Police said they found 34-year-old Jerald T. Navarre shouting and smelling of alcohol. Police said Navarre showed signs of intoxication, admitted to drinking and told officers he was a little drunk. Navarre has a lengthy criminal record with various arrests for intoxication, burglary and escape from custody.  More

Woman Kicked Off Flight After Accusing Pilot of Drinking

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Date: August 4th, 2010

Category: Nutty News

delta1Georgia – A Southern California woman is kicked off a Delta Airlines flight after reporting that she smelled alcohol on the pilot’s breath. Cynthia Angel said the captain spoke to her and the three other passengers. After he walked away, said Angel, another passenger asked if they had smelled alcohol on the pilot’s breath. Angel said she volunteered to talk with the head flight attendant once aboard the plane.  Full Article