Pictures May Show Bullet Hole In US Airways A319
When the gunshot is coming from the cockpit, thereís a lot to figure out and thatís undoubtedly why we donít know exactly what happened aboard US Airways Flight 1536 from Denver to Charlotte on Saturday. But pictures obtained by the Associated Press show what appears to be a bullet hole next to the captain's sidestick and an exit hole in the skin below the side window. The so-far unidentified captain of the flight is on leave while the airline, the FAA, the TSA and quite likely the FBI look into his alleged faux pas. .
The shot was fired as the A319 approached Charlotte and it appears the bullet breached the pressure vessel. The FAA says itís inspecting the aircraft to make sure itís fit to fly. Itís also worth noting that no one else on board was aware of the shot.