A United Airways pilot was apparently prepared for takeoff when he allegedly stood bare within the window of a Denver lodge room, waved to onlookers and … touched himself.
Captain Andrew Collins, 54, admitted to standing within the window however disputed allegations he was touching himself. And he denied he was purposely exposing himself.
The excessive flier is charged with indecent publicity for an incident on the Westin Resort on Sept. 20.
“We’re not disputing the truth that I used to be standing nude in entrance of the lodge window,” Collins advised the Denver Publish.
A TSA agent advised cops he noticed the Virginia-based pilot “touching himself” and “waving.”
Not so, mentioned the brazen buzz boy.
“Some witnesses mentioned I used to be dancing, gyrating and waving,” Collins mentioned. “I’m fully harmless. It’s actually unlucky that it occurred in any respect.”
Nevertheless, Denver cops say Collins “knowingly and willfully”uncovered himself. As well as, two United staff and a passenger additionally witnessed the antics.
The police mentioned of their report: “The suspect did open the window to his lodge room, which overlooks the lodge plaza, and in full view of the general public did stand in his window absolutely nude, exposing himself and his genitalia to most people.”
Collins additionally mentioned he had been awake for 30 hours avoiding a harmful thunderstorm and in consequence slept in till 10:30 a.m.
“I used to be preparing for a bathe and was speaking on the cellphone,” he mentioned. “It was a wonderful morning and I opened the curtains to my window. I couldn’t see the terminal.”
Cops arrived quickly after and arrested the veteran flier.
Collins has been suspended from his duties pending an inner evaluate.
He’s again in court docket on Dec. 5.