A flight attendant at Southwest Airlines says in a shocking new lawsuit that it has caught two pilots streaming frames from hidden cameras in the cockpit – live from the plane's bathroom, it reported Friday.
Participant Rene Steinaker claims in her case that she discovered ill surveillance while flying in 2017 from Pittsburgh to Phoenix, Arizona Central.
At one point during the flight, the pilot, Captain Terry Graham, asked her to come to the cockpit so she could go to the bathroom, the suit claims.
There is nothing unusual about the request, as according to Southwest Airlines rules, two crew members are in the cockpit at all times, the suit explains.
What was unusual was what Steinaker says that
Steinaker spotted an iPad on the windscreen showing Graham's live video in the bathroom, according to the report.
The copilot of the captain, Ryan Russell, n. alarmed when she realized she had noticed the device, the report said.
Russell claims to be part of a new security measure that is included in all flights southwest, Arizona Central reported ̵
Steinaker snapped a picture of an iPad and alerted its superiors when the plane landed, according to the report.
“The safety and security of our employees and customers is an uncompromising priority for the Southwest.
“As such, the Southwest does not place cameras in the toilets of our aircraft. We have no comment yet on the pending litigation, "the airline said in the release.