The DGT pilot who tested positive for cocaine is a former firefighter: he fled after crashing the helicopter

The Pegasus helicopter of the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) that crashed last Sunday was piloted by a firefighter from the Community of Madrid on leave of absence that he gave positive for cocaine and methamphetamines.

The accident took place around 1:00 p.m. last Sunday in a place near the Madrid town of Chavela Oak Grove. The emergency services arrived shortly after at the scene of the event and found that the pilot was unharmed. His companion, the camera operator, he was seriously injured.

After the medical examination, the pilot fled the scene before the arrival of the Civil Guard. The man sought refuge at the home of a relative in the town of Villanueva de la Cañada, near the scene. There, he was detained by the Benemérita and subjected to a drug test that came back positive for cocaine and methamphetamines, according to reports. The Newspaper of Spain.

The man is currently free with charges. the pilot is a former firefighter from the Community of Madrid that he was on leave of absence from his post, according to various sources to Madrid Total.

“He was attached to the fire department,” says a source close to the body. “He had an immaculate record. I don’t know what could have happened to him to end up like this.”

Controls in the DGT

The DGT currently has 23 pilots for their Pegasus helicoptersall of them trained to operate the two types of devices that the body governed by Pere Navarro has.

Pilots are periodically subjected to random drug tests, both by the DGT and the Spanish Aviation Safety Agency (AESA), according to the press department of this government body. Pilots don’t usually blow into a breathalyzer before routine flights.

The pilot of this device is now accused of a crime against air safety, as reported by the Efe agency, citing sources of the investigation. The case was inhibited from the El Escorial court and has come to be investigated by the Móstoles Court.

The flight companion was transferred to the Iron Gate Hospital where he recovers from his injuries.

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