United captain thanks medical staff helping in coronavirus fight before flight

This is the touching moment a United Airlines pilot asked his Newark-bound passengers to thank those among them who were headed to the tri-state area to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m Capt. Jim Crail. I’m going to be in command of United Flight 2453. It is running nonstop service to beautiful Newark. I’ll be joined by First Officer Brian McCasey,” he tells his passengers at the gate at Washington Dulles, KXNET reported.