21 Jan 2009

Airline crew arrested after drug find

1:01 pm on 21 January 2009

British customs officers arrested the entire crew of a South African Airways plane on Tuesday after finding cannabis and cocaine in baggage at Heathrow airport.

The crew of 10 women and five men, including the pilot and stewardesses, was held after arriving on a flight from Johannesburg.

Customs officers seized 50kg of cannabis, worth about $US210,700 and 4kg of cocaine.