The captain of JetBlue Flight 191 has been identified as Clayton Osbon and whatever the cause of his freakout it wasn't a lack of experience as Osbon isn't a new pilot. According to a recent article, Osbon is actually one of JetBlue's original airmen and is (or was) one the company's Flight Standards Captains.
Grant Heppes was en route to Las Vegas for a trade show on JetBlue Flight 191 today when the pilot of the aircraft had a mental breakdown, screaming about "Iran" and "Iraq" before being restrained by passengers
A JetBlue pilot is now in FBI custody after suffering some form of mental break down on a flight from New York to Las Vegas. The co-pilot allegedly kicked the pilot out of the cockpit and passengers tackled him.