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Waukesha flight attendant arrested after working drunk

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Posted at 3:14 PM, Aug 09, 2019

A flight attendant working a route between Chicago and South Bend, IN was arrested after passengers complained about her behavior while in flight.

49-year-old Julianne March of Waukesha was arrested for public intoxication after passengers say that she couldn't walk straight.

March was a member of an Air Wisconsin crew working a United Airlines Express flight on Aug. 2 when passengers became concerned for their safety.

In a tweet to United Airlines, passenger Aaron Scherb said that the flight attendant was "slurring her speech," "couldn't walk straight" and "kept dropping things," even having trouble making it through a security announcement, the passenger said.

When the plane touched down in Indiana, officers removed March from the place after smelling alcohol, court documents say. Her blood alcohol level was 0.20%, according to ABC News.

Air Wisconsin Airlines says that it's "fully cooperating with the local authorities," according to the South Bend Tribune.