Flight Instructor Jailed for Covering Up DUI Charge
February 21, 2003
Nacer Fetamia, president and owner of Link Aviation flight school in Dallas, was ordered by a U.S. District Court judge there to 3 months in jail, 3 years of supervised release, and fined $2,500 for lying about a past DUI charge on his airman medical application. He faces possible deportation to his native Algeria as a result of this ongoing investigation. Fetamia is scheduled to appear in INS court on March 6. The investigation was conducted jointly by OIG and the FBI, with assistance from FAA.