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Air Watch April 2006
UNRULY PASSENGERS 24 FEBRUARY: KAGOSHIMA, JAPAN swore and spat at the crew. He eventually
Prior to departure to Haneda, a passenger apologised and was allowed to fly. The
1 FEBRUARY: EDINBURGH on a Japan Airlines flight refused to stop Captain is also reported to have arranged for
Alyn Scanlin, 48, was sentenced to 2 months using his mobile phone and then grabbed him to meet You Nuo Ping as well.
imprisonment for having caused panic on an and spat at the flight attendant who asked
easyJet flight to Edinburgh when he tried to him to stop doing so. However, he was 24 MARCH: SHANNON
light a piece of paper stuck in a bottle. allowed to stay on board after promising to Szczepan Drzewiecki, 38, from Poland
behave himself. was arrested following his arrival on a
6 FEBRUARY: WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA Central Wings flight from Warsaw. He had
Uwe Bartsch, 45, was charged with causing 24 FEBRUARY: ANTALYA, TURKEY allegedly drunk a whole bottle of vodka en
a nuisance, disorderly behaviour, and being A Finnish university student caused a security route. He was later sentenced to 1-month
drunk on board an Air Namibia flight from alert when she decided to get off her plane imprisonment and fined €500.
Frankfurt to Windhoek. He is alleged to have at the last minute, unable to bear the thought
twice broken free from restraints and that of leaving her Turkish boyfriend.
eventually 10 male passengers helped the
crew tie him to a crew seat in the galley with 26 FEBRUARY: JOHANNESBURG INCIDENTS
four pairs of stockings belonging to female A couple attacked a British Airways/Comair
crewmembers. flight attendant minutes after the flight 7 FEBRUARY: AUSTRALIA
had landed at Johannesburg International Jetstar refused to back
14 FEBRUARY: GLASGOW Airport from Port Elizabeth. She had asked down over an incident on
Reports emerge that Lesley Anne Mulholland, the couple, who had been arguing with each a flight on 26 January in
a lawyer, and her boyfriend, Michael other, to remain seated while the aircraft which Peta Bull, a 36-year
McKeown, were warned by police after their taxied to its parking space, when they old mother-of-two, was
Thomas Cook flight from Sharm-el-Sheikh attacked her in the galley. When the doors ordered by cabin crew to
landed. Allegedly their excessively public were opened, the couple disappeared. cover up a tattoo on her
amorous behaviour upset many of their shoulder blade depicting a
fellow passengers and they became verbally 26 FEBRUARY: LAGOS naked couple engaging in
abusive when challenged by the crew. A Mr. Mok was arrested after his actions on sex.
board an Abuja-bound Aero Contractors
21 FEBRUARY: LONDON aircraft caused panic among other 8 FEBRUARY: DENVER
Steven Montgomery, 24, from South Africa passengers when he implied that the aircraft Gerald “Gerry” Georgettis, 56, is believed to
was arrested for being drunk on a Virgin was under threat of a bomb attack. have committed suicide on a United Flight
Atlantic flight from Johannesburg and for from Washington to Los Angeles. The flight
disobeying the crew and using threatening 4 MARCH: KOLKATA was diverted to Denver when the crew found
and abusive behaviour. A Mr D Chatterjee was arrested at the him hanging in the lavatory. Three days
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose international earlier Georgettis had driven his new Ford
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Spring Airlines flight began attacking airline refused to issue him a boarding pass due to price he realised he’d paid, causing 1 million
employees when their flight to Xiamen his late arrival. in damages and destroying 11 vehicles in
was cancelled. They allegedly screamed the process. He had been charged with
obscenities at the staff, threw heavy luggage 19 MARCH: MACAU arson and criminal mischief and was bailed
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Desyatrikov Igor, 46, and Shakrirov Igor, 40, Ping, the woman featured that flew from Port Moresby’s Jackson
both being Russian tourists, started fighting in the airline’s advertising campaign. He was International Airport to Mount Hagen
with each other on board a Siberian Airlines infatuated with her and, allegedly, being a Airport.
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Dabolim Airport for Moscow. They allegedly airline, always asked crew if she was on 19 FEBRUARY: DHAKA, BANGLADESH
tried to open the emergency door; the purser board. He found she was on 19th March, but Passengers who had been stranded at
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They were arrested by the authorities. was told he could not meet her he allegedly Bangladesh Biman flights without knowing
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