May 27, 2014 - Commercial pilot, Stanley Rafael
Hill, 49, of McKinney, Texas was hospitalized
and arrested after smuggling 62 small balloon
packets of cocaine in which he ingested prior to
On Saturday, May 24, Hill, a commercial pilot
rated to fly a Boeing-737 and Embraer 145, 170
and 190 regional jets boarded a commercial
flight out of Colombia for Bush Intercontinental
Airport, Houston. The flight was a five hour
flight, enroute, one of the cocaine packets
broke in Hill’s stomach.
Upon touchdown, at Bush Intercontinental
Airport, Hill called 911 for medical assistance.
He was transported to Memorial Hermann Northeast
Hospital and treated for poisoning and underwent