March 28, 2014 - A Delta Connections pilot,
Michael James Pascal, 45, was convicted on
Thursday in a Utah Federal District Court on a
Grand Jury on a two count indictment for
sexually assaulting a 14 year old girl during a
flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City on October
The three day case before U.S. District Judge
Dale Kimball took the jury only a couple of
hours to decide that Pascal was guilty on both
counts. Sentencing is scheduled for July 29.
Back in November Pascal was indicted by a Grand
Jury on two counts of sexual assault of a minor.
The Grand Jury found guilty Pascal guilty of
(Count 1) knowingly engage in and cause sexual
contact with a minor onboard
Flight 855 with the intent to abuse,
humiliate, harass, degrade, and to arouse and
gratify the sexual desire of the minor and
(Count 2) did knowingly engage in and cause
sexual contact with the minor by intentional
touching directly or through the clothing of the
buttocks and inner thigh of the minor.