Skip to comments.Tommy Lee's Helicopter Pilot Detained For DUI
Posted on 02/01/2009 4:25:59 PM PST by Steelfish
Tommy Lee's helicopter pilot detained for DUI
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Rocker Tommy Lee's helicopter pilot has been detained on suspicion of DUI after flying too close to a police helicopter and ignoring direction from a flight tower.
Los Angeles police spokeswoman Officer Karen Smith says a helicopter buzzed the police chopper near Van Nuys Sunday morning.
Smith says the pilot then failed to follow directions given to him by the Van Nuys Airport flight tower.
The pilot was released without arrest after a field sobriety test and investigation. Smith says the matter now falls to the Federal Aviation Administration to decide after toxicology test results come back.
Motley Crue drummer Lee was a passenger, and was released immediately.
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Isn’t it FUI?
i can halfway see of someone impaired can fly a jet (with “otto” pilot) but a helicopter? that is strange.
Just the scent of Tommy Lee would cause someone to register a DUI!
That guy is some kind of nasty.
I prefer to be around people that are intoxicated, myself. Just not my pilots.
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Hmmm....Tommy Lee...I should know that name.
Does he play for Lawrence Welk?
Tommy Lee was married to Pamela Anderson
Tommy Lee (born Thomas Lee Bass; October 3, 1962) is an American musician, and founding member of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band’s long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects. He was previously married to actresses Heather Locklear, and Pamela Anderson, with whom he has two children.
The P.A. image made the exchange well worth it.