"You're Hurting Me!": Extinction Rebellion Protester Dragged From City Airport By Police

10 October 2019, 11:09 | Updated: 10 October 2019, 11:11

This is the moment police dragged an Extinction Rebellion protester away from their demonstration at City Airport.

The climate change group are preparing to begin an occupation of London City Airport, in an attempt to stop flights from the airport for three days.

Hundreds of police officers from across England and Wales have been drafted into London to deal with a fourth day of climate change protests.

LBC reporter Rachael Venables was at London City Airport as police put up security outside the airport, meaning no one could get into the airport without a boarding pass.

When two women tried to break through that security, they were dragged away by police.

An Extinction Rebellion protester is being dragged away by police
An Extinction Rebellion protester is being dragged away by police. Picture: LBC

One can be heard shouting "You're hurting me" as her legs drag along the ground.

Other members of the protest group chanted "Fly today, gone tomorrow" in unison, as members of the public struggled to get past with their suitcases.

Shortly after that, a man in a brown suit managed to reach the roof of the airport.

He can be seen running over an overhead shelter and then climbing over razor wire to climb on to the roof to loud cheers from the demonstrators below.

He can then be heard shouting "Shut the airport down. Rebellion!"

One protester even managed to board a plane at London City Airport.

The video shows a smartly-dressed man walking up the aisle just before take-off. The plane was forced to return to the terminal and police boarded to arrest the protester.

More Latest News

See more More Latest News

A soldier is fighting for his life

British soldier fighting for life after being 'stabbed in frenzied attack outside barracks' - as man, 24, arrested

The 'crazy' welfare system needs reform, former Labour health secretary warns the Government

‘Crazy’ welfare system needs reform, Labour adviser warns Government, as he says ‘force long-term sick into work’

14 passengers made it onto a life raft

At least six dead and seven missing after fishing boat sinks 200 miles off Falkland Islands

Charlotte Dujardin, Britain's joint-most decorated female Olympian, has pulled out of Paris 2024

Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin ‘whipped horse 24 times like an elephant in the circus’, claims lawyer

Roberta Taylor was diagnosed with pneumonia after a fall two months ago

EastEnders and The Bill star Roberta Taylor dies aged 76 from infection caused by fall

Kamala Harris raises her arms against a backdrop of US flags

Kamala Harris kicks off campaign for US president with rally in Wisconsin

A line of traffic against a red background

Wildfires send thousands fleeing from Canadian Rockies’ national park

Former Home Secretary James Cleverly has announced he will stand in the Conservative Party leadership contest.

Former Home Secretary James Cleverly announces Tory leadership bid

Kamala Harris

‘A fight for the future’: Kamala Harris vows to take on Donald Trump’s ‘extremist’ agenda in first campaign rally speech

Police help a man out of a police vehicle

Man faces murder charges after mass shooting in Croatia nursing home

Labour has seen off a potential rebellion on the two-child benefit cap

Keir Starmer suspends seven rebel Labour MPs who voted to get rid of two-child benefit cap

Spain and Manchester City star Rodri has been charged by UEFA after he chanted about Gibraltar during a Euro 2024 victory event.

Manchester City star Rodri charged by UEFA over Gibraltar chants during EURO 2024 celebrations

President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Dover Air Force Base, in Dover, Delaware

Joe Biden seen for first time since quitting presidential race as Democrats rally behind Kamala Harris

Robert Hammond, 47, faced a "surging mountain of debt and financial pressures"

Mortgage broker who murdered his wife to cash in on her life insurance and pay off £300,000 debt jailed for 24 years

Michael Marmot said the cap was 'almost a form of eugenics'

Two-child benefit cap amounts to eugenics, public health expert claims ahead of MPs' vote

nna Holland and Phoebe Plummer are accused of throwing two cans of soup at the legendary painting

Tomato soup acted 'like paint stripper' in Just Stop Oil Van Gogh protest, court hears