No more friendly skies for you.
A United Airlines pilot who was pulled from his trans-Atlantic flight to Chicago shortly before takeoff has pleaded guilty to being above the alcohol limit for flying a plane.
Erwin Vermont Washington of Lakewood, Colo., was removed from UA Flight 949, due to fly from London's Heathrow Airport to Chicago in November, after a co-worker suspected him of being drunk.
The flight was canceled and the plane's 124 passengers were put on other flights
The 51-year-old pilot pleaded guilty at Uxbridge Magistrates Court near London on Tuesday. He was released on unconditional bail and will be sentenced on Feb. 5.