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Calgary police charge Sunwing Airlines pilot with being drunk before takeoff

Sunwing Airlines on drunk pilot arrested in Calgary: all foreign pilots trained, approved

WATCH: Sunwing Airlines says the Slovakian pilot accused of being drunk before a flight Saturday from Calgary to Cancun was a foreign pilot on contract but, met all Canadian regulations to fly the Boeing 737. Miroslav Gronych, 37, will appear in court January 5 after police say his blood alcohol limit was three times the legal limit. Reid Fiest reports.

Two days after a pilot was found unconscious in a cockpit before takeoff and tested at more than three times the legal alcohol limit just hours later, Sunwing Airlines is answering questions on how foreign pilots are hired.    Story continues below

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