The female pilot reportedly exceeded the blood alcohol limit for flying of 0.02 percent. The legal limit for driving in Australia is 0.05 percent. Her actual blood alcohol was not released.
The Australian Associated Press reported that the pilot was detected to be under the influence as she was about to fly a Qantas Boeing 767-300 from Sydney to Brisbane.
Qantas has not released her name.
Source: CBS News
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