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EasyJet Flight Diverted Due To "Violent" Passengers' "Aggressive" Behaviour
6 August 2019, 11:04 | Updated: 6 August 2019, 11:07
Videos emerge of couple who had allegedly been aggressive to passengers and the crew on Easyjet flight to Gibraltar. They were handed over to the authorities in Bordeaux.— GBC News (@GBCNewsroom) August 5, 2019
(Flight expected 22.45) pic.twitter.com/CQkgzEaLfc
An EasyJet flight from Gatwick to Gibraltar was diverted and two passengers had to be escorted off the aircraft by security after they were allegedly aggressive to crew and other flyers.
The flight from London Gatwick to Gibraltar was diverted to Bordeaux, France, where police met two passengers who allegedly caused trouble on board.
Footage from the plane shows other flyers cheering and filming the moment when officers board the flight and walk up to the couple, a man and woman.
An easyJet spokesperson said: "We can confirm that flight EZY8905 from London Gatwick to Gibraltar was required to divert to Bordeaux and was met by police as a result of two passengers behaving disruptively.
“The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority.
"We do not tolerate abusive or threatening behaviour towards our staff.”
EasyJet flight from London to Gibraltar has to be diverted due to aggressive passengers': The plane was diverted during its journey from London Gatwick to Gilbrater, landing in Bordeaux, France where police officers were pictured boarding (shown). https://t.co/mnUWFCsJN9 pic.twitter.com/4eVHufOpWG— Patrick (@cahulaan) August 6, 2019