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DEVELOPING: Southwest Pilot Reportedly Incapacitated Shortly After Takeoff


According to U.S. Freedom Flyers co-founder Josh Yoder, a Southwest Airlines pilot reportedly became incapacitated shortly after takeoff on a flight departing Las Vegas Wednesday morning.

“I’m being notified by passengers on a Southwest flight departing Las Vegas that the captain became incapacitated soon after takeoff this morning,” Yoder said.

“He was removed from the flight deck and replaced by a non Southwest pilot who was commuting on that flight.”

“This is now the fifth pilot incapacitation that I’m aware of in the past two weeks. I will post more details as they become available,” he added.

Southwest Flight 6013 from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio is the alleged flight where the pilot incapacitation occurred.

It appears the flight was diverted to Las Vegas after takeoff, according to a Flight Stats image shared by Yoder.

“Please provide public comment regarding the pilot incapacitation that happened this morning on Southwest 6013 departing LAS. How are those vaccine mandates working out for you?” Yoder said on Twitter, tagging Southwest Airlines.


“FAA has no plans to investigate any of these vaccine injuries. What is it going to take? A plane crash??? Susan Northrup should be fired now. Get someone who cares about public and pilot safety in the role now before it is too late. FAA is ignoring this and Pete Buttigieg is asleep at the wheel,” Steve Kirsch commented.

Kirsch reported in January about the FAA allegedly “widening the EKG parameter range for pilots so they wouldn’t be grounded.”

The FAA allegedly made the quiet change in October 2022.

“In the October 2022 version of the FAA Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners, the FAA quietly widened the EKG parameters beyond the normal range (from a PR max of .2 to unlimited). And they didn’t widen the range by a little. They widened it by a lot. It was done after the vaccine rollout,” Kirsch wrote.

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If the Southwest Airlines pilot incapacitation is confirmed, Yoder commented it would be the fifth pilot incapacitation in recent weeks.

WeLoveTrump has documented the four prior incidents.




The first officer of a Virgin Australia regional flight from Adelaide to Perth reportedly became incapacitated after suffering a heart attack 30 minutes into the flight, according to an incident report by The Aviation Herald.

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Also, a British Airways pilot reportedly collapsed just before his scheduled commercial flight from Cairo, Egypt to London’s Heathrow Airport.

According to reports, the veteran pilot suffered a heart attack in the crew’s hotel.

Although colleagues performed CPR on the pilot, he tragically passed away.

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A United Airlines flight from Guatemala to Chicago was diverted to Houston for an emergency landing due to an “incapacitated pilot,” according to an internal document given to CD Media.

United Airlines Flight Reportedly Makes Emergency Landing Due to “Incapacitated Pilot”

An Emirates flight scheduled from Milan to New York’s JFK had to make an emergency landing due to the First Officer feeling ‘unwell’ approximately an hour and a half after takeoff.

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot ‘Fell Ill’ Over Atlantic


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