May 28, 2021
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.