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Man impersonates pilot on US Airways flight at Philadelphia Int'l Airport Published: March 22, 2013

A French national is in custody after police said he tried to impersonate a pilot on a US Airways flight Wednesday night, reports WFMZ-TV.

Police said 61-year-old Phillippe Jernnard of LaRocelle, France, boarded a plane bound for West Palm Beach, Fla., around 6:20 p.m. wearing what looked like an Air France pilot's uniform.

When the real pilot entered the cockpit, Jernnard identified himself as a 747 pilot for Air France, police said. When he couldn't produce credentials, police were called.

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