Whistleblower wins federal case against Homer air carrier that fired him. Exposing Misconduct.

Whistleblower wins federal case against Homer air carrier that fired him

October 16, 2018

A federal judge has sided with an Anchorage pilot who filed a whistleblower claim that Homer-based Bald Mountain Air Service fired him for reporting safety problems.

Brian Bell lost his job in 2012 — two days days after a Federal Aviation Administration inspection at Bald Mountain’s Anchorage hangar prompted by Bell’s complaint of falsified safety records and gaps in drug and alcohol testing.

An order released last week by the U.S. Department of Labor says Bell is entitled to more than $500,000 in back pay plus $10,000 in damages and attorney fees.

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