Drunk crew members ground aircraft
Feb 04,2008 00:00 by UPI

MALMO, Sweden - Swedish airport officials prevented a Russian cargo plane from departing Monday after two of its crew members were found to be under the influence of alcohol.

The Antonov aircraft was ordered to remain on the ground at Malmo Airport after tests determined that its radio operator and a flight engineer were not fit to travel, The Local reports.

Police were told the two men had been at a party Sunday night.

Officials say the plane may be allowed to depart later in the day pending the results of a second test on the crew members.

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