Charter pilot charged over alcohol level
A pilot arrested after landing at Norwich airport has been charged with an alcohol-related aviation offence.
Ian Jennings, 47, of Gale Moor Avenue, Gosport, Hampshire, was arrested on Thursday after landing a commercial chartered plane.
Norfolk Police said he was accused of "performing an aviation function when the alcohol in his breath was over the prescribed limit".
Mr Jennings is due to appear before Norwich magistrates on 13 November.
The 48-year-old pilot had been due to fly from Newquay airport in Cornwall to Gatwick when he was detained.
For pilots, air crew and air traffic controllers the alcohol limit is 20mg per 100ml of blood. The limit for motorists is 80mg.