Qantas pilot Captain Steve Anderson fears of drugs on planes
Cases of passengers leaping from their seats, “sleep walking” and, in one case, even trying to open an airline door while in flight are among random acts of behaviour that have horrified flight crews.
Qantas pilot Captain Steve Anderson said the purchasing of prescription medicine over the counter in Asia without doctor’s advice was rampant.
“The problem is that the things they are taking are horrendous when mixed with alcohol. The accessing of prescription-type drugs in Thailand and to a lesser extent in Bali is rampant,” he said.
The purchasing of such drugs as antibiotics without prescription overseas is an enormous problem, Australian Medical Association president Steve Hambleton said. Read More…