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JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon declared competent to stand trial

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Amarillo, TX- U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson has declared JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon competent to stand trial on the charge of interference with a flight crew.

Pilot Clayton Osbon was very calm in court Friday as a federal judge decided he is mentally competent to stand trial.

Osbon is charged with interfering with a flight crew, after passengers say he started acting disorderly on a JetBlue flight that had to make an emergency landing in Amarillo in March.

He has undergone a mental evaluation and after the findings both the prosecution and his attorney's say he is fit to stand trial and will be able to assist with his defense.

A trial date is not set at this time.