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Former Southwest Airlines Pilot Sentenced for Indecent Exposure

On May 28, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland sentenced Michael Haak to 12 months of probation, a $5,000 fine, and a $10 special assessment. On the same date, Haak pleaded guilty to committing a lewd, indecent, and obscene act. On August 10, 2020, while serving as the captain and pilot-in-command of a Southwest Airlines flight, Haak intentionally disrobed and committed an indecent exposure of his genitals in a public place.
DOT-OIG conducted this investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.