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EasyJet pilot suspended for using Snapchat during the flight

According to reports, the pilot filmed these video’s “at 30,000 feet” during a flight from Paris to Madrid.

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A captain for the budget airline EasyJet has been suspended after posting photos of his co-pilot and himself crazy in the cockpit mid-flight.

The pilot, who, as Michel Castellucci by The Sun, took photos and video of his colleague interaction with animated characters and posted them on social media. He also took selfies using the app’s filters and posted them online.

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According to reports, Castellucci filmed these video’s “at 30,000 feet” during a flight from Paris to Madrid, the BBC.

After the placing of the recordings, the pilot received harsh feedback from the followers, calling him “unprofessional” and say that the law was “dangerous” and “sends the wrong message.”

EasyJet was contacted by the passengers concerned about the pilot of the stunt.

A spokeswoman for EasyJet told the BBC that the passengers were not in danger, but, said the pilot unlawfully acted.

“While at no time was the safety of the passengers compromised, this is far from the high standards EasyJet expects its pilots,” she said. “It is not acceptable and is not representative of the thousands of very professional pilots who work for the airline. We take this issue seriously and, as such, the pilots have been suspended (in line with our procedures in anticipation of a disciplinary investigation.”

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Castellucci has since deleted all of his social media accounts.

Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.

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