A United Airways pilot who claims he had no unwell intent when he stood bare in entrance of his 10th-floor room on the Westin Resort at Denver Worldwide Airport pleaded not responsible to a cost in Denver County Courtroom Wednesday.
Capt. Andrew Collins, 54, is dealing with one misdemeanor rely of indecent publicity within the Sept. 20 incident.
A trial has been set for March 27.
In a cellphone interview final month, the Virginia man claimed he had no concept anybody might see him after he opened his curtains to soak up the view of the panorama together with the Rocky Mountains.
“We’re not disputing the truth that I used to be standing nude in entrance of the lodge window,” Collins had stated. However he adamantly stated he’s harmless of willfully exposing himself to DIA passengers and airline workers.
A Denver police possible trigger assertion says Collins “knowingly and willfully” uncovered his genitals.
“The suspect did open the window to his lodge room, which overlooks the lodge plaza, and in full view of the general public did stand in his window absolutely nude, exposing himself and his genitalia to most people,” the police report stated.
United Airways spokeswoman Erin Benson stated final month that the pilot has been suspended from flying pending an inner overview. The airline is cooperating with authorities, she stated.
Collins employed well-known lawyer and Denver radio talk-show host Craig Silverman to symbolize him within the felony matter. In an announcement to the newspaper, Silverman stated he went to the precise room Collins stayed in on the Westin on Nov. 12.
From Collins’ room “you can’t see individuals going about their enterprise contained in the concourse” by way of the home windows, that are tinted inexperienced and opaque and reflective, Silverman stated. However individuals contained in the concourse can see into Westin rooms, he stated.
On the time of the incident, Collins was working for president of the Air Line Pilots Affiliation and determined to drop out of the race.