An airline flight Eva Airconnecting London Heathrow to Bangkoktook an unexpected turn on Saturday when a argument between an alcoholic couple forced the pilot to divert the plane to Vienna airport.
According to a spokesperson for the Taiwanese airline, the woman refused to pay for an upgrade after moving from an Economy class seat to a Premium Economy seat, while her partner “ had also engaged in disorderly behavior and was smoking an electronic cigarette next to the cabin’s kitchen “.
“ Our flight attendants took swift action to arrest these passengers, but were met with inappropriate insults and physical violence. After seeking help from eight other passengers, these two unruly passengers were successfully restrained », Said the spokesperson, quoted by the Daily Mail.
In Vienna, Austrian police escorted the couple off the plane and passengers witnessed the unusual moment when the woman threw a wad of pounds into the air, presumably angry at being offloaded and placing blame. on his companion. The man and a police officer attempted to recover the money, some 5,000 books scattered on the tarmac…