Southwest Airways pilot is charged ‘after exposing his genitals WHILE commanding a flight from Philadelphia to Orlando’
- Michael Haak charged in federal courtroom with lewd, indecent or obscene act
- Haak was commanding Southwest Airways flight from Philadelphia to Orlando on August 10 when he allegedly uncovered his genitals
- Airline spokesperson stated Haak stop final 12 months, earlier than the corporate grew to become conscious of the incident
A former Southwest Airways pilot has been charged in Maryland federal courtroom with indecent publicity for allegedly committing a ‘lewd act’ together with his genital throughout a flight final 12 months.
Michael Haak was the pilot answerable for the aircraft throughout a flight from Philadelphia to Orlando, Florida, in response to a one-page submitting in federal district courtroom in Maryland.
In accordance with the doc obtained by DailyMail.com, which was dated Friday, Haak uncovered his genitals in unspecified acts that started, continued and ended whereas flight 6607 on August 10 was within the air over a number of federal districts, together with Maryland.
Southwest Airline pilot Michael Haak has been charged in federal courtroom with lewd, indecent or obscene act for allegedly exposing his genitals throughout a flight
The doc didn’t reveal the circumstances and who might need witnessed the incident.
A spokesperson for the US Lawyer’s Workplace for the District of Maryland on Monday declined to expose extra particulars regarding Haak’s case.
He was charged with lewd, indecent or obscene act, which is a misdemeanor punishable by as much as 90 days in jail and a $500 fantastic.
A Southwest spokeswoman stated Haak left the airline earlier than the corporate grew to become conscious of the incident. Since studying of it, she stated, Southwest cooperated with investigators.
The incident occurred on Flight 6607 from Philadelphia to Orlando Worldwide Airport (pictured) in August 2020
‘Southwest Airways takes all issues associated to office conduct very critically, with a well-defined coverage and reporting course of for harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims,’ the airline spokesperson stated in an announcement to DailyMail.com.
‘Our company Tradition is constructed upon treating others with mutual respect and dignity, and the occasions alleged on this scenario are inconsistent with the habits that we require of our Workers.’
In accordance with a LinkedIn account related to Haak, he served as a captain at Southwest Airways.