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Airline worker falls asleep in cargo hold and gets free flight

Nov 03, 2018 - The Seattle Times

Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk and high when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and was flown from Kansas City to Chicago.

American Airlines says the Piedmont Airlines employee was working American Flight 363 last Saturday when the Boeing 737-800 left Kansas City International Airport with the handler in the heated and pressurized cargo hold, in which he had fallen asleep.

Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the 20-year-old man was found when the flight l...