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Delta pilot arrested for allegedly going to work drunk

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(WTNH)– An airline pilot in Minnesota is facing charges after reportedly showing up to work drunk.

Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a fully boarded Delta Airlines flight at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Tuesday.

He allegedly had a container of alcohol in his possession.

Officials say that they became concerned when he apparently tried to avoid an extra TSA screening for crew members ahead of his flight.

The airline did not say how close the plane was to taking off.

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