Federal authorities have charged pilot Michael Haak with indecent exposure over an alleged incident that took place in mid-air last August.
The pilot is accused of exposing his genitals in acts that began, continued and ended while onboard Flight 6607 on 10 August, according to a one-page filing in federal district court in Maryland.
No details on the incident were given in the court papers.
- Women defend Jill Biden after conservatives attack first lady over fishnet outfit
- Hunter Biden says he ‘smoked more parmesan cheese than anyone you know’ in depths of crack addiction
- Teacher’s ‘racist zoom rant’ overheard by student’s family after she forgets to end call
- YouTube star James Charles admits messaging underage boys
- Seven-year-old boy charged with rape, report says
Southwest Airlines said that no passengers witnessed the alleged incident and that the pilots wreathe only ones onboard the flight aware of it.
The airline also stated that Mr Haak had left the company before they were made aware of what had happened.
Southwest Airlines says that it has been cooperating with investigators.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Join our new commenting forum
Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies