“Catch Me if You Can” Gone Wrong: Man Impersonates Pilot at PHL

Wednesday, a 61-year-old French guy boarded a Palm Beach-bound flight (paid ticket in hand) at PHL in full Air France uniform, marched up to the cockpit, and plopped himself in the pilot’s seat, ready for takeoff. Eventually, the real pilot showed up, called bullshit and sent him back to his assigned seat, at which point he was removed from the plane and arrested. Almost as glamorous as this: