Veteran Ryanair pilot dismissed for ‘gross misconduct’

After 26 years with the company, pilot Captain John Goss has been dismissed by Ryanair after criticising the airline on a Channel 4 Dispatches programme which carried out an investigation into safety at the airline.

Pilot dies at aircraft exhibition in Madrid

A 35-year-old pilot died in Madrid on Sunday following a crash at an aircraft exhibition at the city’s Cuatro Vientos aerodrome. The pilot, Ladislao Tejedor, was married with one child and worked as the personal assistant to Defence Minister Pedro Morenés.

Pilot avoids custodial sentence

A pilot, acting as First Officer on a flight to San Francisco and who was three times over the alcohol limit, escaped a custodial sentence after pleas from his bosses.