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27 Pilots Indicted for Lies on Drug, Alcohol Convictions

Associated Press

Twenty-seven pilots who allegedly lied about drug- or alcohol-related convictions to get their licenses have been indicted for making false statements to the Federal Aviation Administration, officials said Friday.

“These indictments are the first in a special nationwide project . . . to vigorously pursue this abuse in a critical sector of the nation’s transportation system,” interim U.S. Atty. Robert Genzman said.


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