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Msg ID: 2571250 Leave HAA For The Right Reasons  +0/-0     
Author:Artie Pea
5/12/2019 7:19:45 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary indicted in a 2015 triple murder in Christian County was arrested in Louisville.

According to a news release from the Office of Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, Christian Richard Martin, 51, was arrested early Saturday morning at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.  

"It was like something you would totally see in a movie," said Ashley Martin of Elizabethtown, who's of no relation to the suspect.

Martin and her mother, Frances Wise, are in Charlotte now, but Saturday morning, they were at the airport awaiting to board American Airlines Flight 5523 from Louisville to Charlotte when the arrest happened.

"It was very tense," Wise said. "I think it was very tense. You could tell the employees knew something was going on."

When they first heard word their pilot had been arrested, both assumed he was intoxicated on the job. Later in the day, they learned the actual reason Martin is now locked up.

"Oh my gosh," Wise remembers saying at the time.

Officials say Martin was indicted Friday by a grand jury in the deaths of Calvin Phillips, his wife Pamela and Edward Dansereau. According to authorities, on or around Nov. 18, 2015, Calvin Phillips was found shot to death in his home in Pembroke, Kentucky. Pamela Phillips and Dansereau were found a few miles away in a corn field inside Pamela Phillips' car, which was burned. Pembroke is not far from the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

American Airlines confirmed to WDRB Saturday afternoon that Martin has been a Bombardier CRJ First Officer for PSA Airlines since January 2018. PSA Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines and operates an all-jet American Eagle fleet.

"All of us at American Airlines and PSA Airlines are deeply saddened to have learned about these allegations from 2015. Our team was made aware of the indictment this morning after his arrest at Louisville International Airport. We have an unwavering commitment to the safety and security of our customers and team members, and we will provide any investigative assistance possible to law enforcement throughout their investigation," an American Airlines Spokesperson told WDRB.

Martin has been placed on administrative suspension pending the outcome of the investigation. 

"It's startling," said passenger Ashley Martin. "It's scary to think this happened so long ago, and they're just now getting around to catching the guy."

"We're inconvenienced a lot," added her mother, Wise. "Like missed an entire day of a vacation that's been planned and saved for for an entire year."

As the mother and daughter wait for a new flight to their final destination, St. Lucia, both say they're still digesting a morning of chaos.

The suspect, Christian Martin, was indicted on three counts of murder, one count of arson, one count of attempted arson, first-degree burglary and three counts of tampering with physical evidence.

Following the murders, authorities say Martin moved from Christian County to North Carolina, where he had been living at the time he was indicted.

Martin is being held at the Christian County Detention Center.

According to Fox 17 Nashville, Martin was a person of interest when the death investigation began back in 2015.

Copyright 2019 WDRB Media. All rights reserved.

 


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Msg ID: 2571274 Leave HAA For The Right Reasons  +0/-0     
Author:And this
5/12/2019 8:51:07 PM

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means what?



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Msg ID: 2571281 Left 2 yrs ago. Far more days off now. No murse BS. (NT) +1/-1     
Author:25K pay increase. Corporate gig.
5/12/2019 9:19:37 PM

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Msg ID: 2571284 Love triangle gone mad. (NT) +0/-0     
Author:JUST LIKE HAA.
5/12/2019 9:28:17 PM

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Msg ID: 2571302 Oh my gosh, Couldn't finish reading that crap +3/-0     
Author:w.t.f.
5/13/2019 12:13:10 AM

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A perfect example of some of the worst writing out there.

I stopped at.. " in the deaths of Calvin Phillips, his wife Pamela and Edward Dansereau."



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Msg ID: 2571839 Leave HAA For The Right Reasons  +1/-0     
Author:Slug
5/15/2019 8:24:41 AM

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Dumbest article ever? No. I'm sure someone will find a new champion. They really focused on two ignorant passengers though.

""It was very tense.  I think it was very tense.""  Well?

"Later in the day, they learned the actual reason Martin is now locked up."  It's so satisfying to know two passengers on the flight found out later in the day why the pilot was arrested.  Should have been the headline.

 "It's scary to think this happened so long ago, and they're just now getting around to catching the guy."    Because when we watch TV, the murderers are caught and tried in under an hour.

"We're inconvenienced a lot," added her mother, Wise. "Like missed an entire day of a vacation that's been planned and saved for for an entire year."    Imagine the inconvenience the victims felt.

"As the mother and daughter wait for a new flight to their final destination, St. Lucia, both say they're still digesting a morning of chaos."  Is this the authors subliminal entry to state the two passengers had to purchase four seats?

"I was definitely stressed," the daughter said. "I felt like it was a little chaotic and unorganized. The workers ... you could tell they were stressed. You could feel that energy. You could feel the tension from flight attendants."  It felt unorganized because they boarded us first then we had to deplane.  Oh the inhumanity.

 

 



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Msg ID: 2571946 Leave HAA For The Right Reasons  +0/-0     
Author:RIP
5/15/2019 1:54:25 PM

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and the kids, I hope they go on to live healthy lives. 

There are wolves in sheep's clothing all around us, may this POS rot in prison.

http://archive.gosanangelo.com/news/family-of-suspected-murderer-say-michael-lowery-has-a-dark-soul-ep-438537140-355473441.html/

https://ktxs.com/news/big-country/lowery-murder-trial-rising-star-man-receives-life-sentence-for-killing-wife



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Msg ID: 2571991 WT F does this have to do with 'Justhlicopters'? +0/-0     
Author:stop wasting our time
5/15/2019 4:07:18 PM

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Not once in all the drivel is the word 'helicopter'.

Go post this crap on JustPilotsWorkingforAmericanAirlinesSubsidariesWhohavebeenArrestedforMurder.com</p>



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Msg ID: 2572025 WT F does this have to do with 'Justhlicopters'? +0/-0     
Author:if you looked
5/15/2019 5:56:01 PM

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the post above was a helicopter pilot who murdered his also helicopter pilot wife. 



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Msg ID: 2572056 WT F does this have to do with 'Justhlicopters'? +0/-0     
Author:stop wasting our time
5/15/2019 7:33:16 PM

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If I looked where.  As I said, the post mentions nothing about helicopter or him being a helicopter pilot.

I can only comment on what you numskulls post.  And he posted nothing about helicopters.

 



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Msg ID: 2572091 Leave HAA For The Right Reasons  +1/-0     
Author:Pull
5/15/2019 10:32:05 PM

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something like  that and you'll be leaving more than a career.



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