TRAVEL TALES

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LOS­ING YOUR HEAD

An in­tox­i­cated man caused a re­cent Delta Air Lines flight from Salt Lake City to Or­lando to be di­verted to Ok­la­homa af­ter he had to be re­strained with zip ties for head­but­ting a flight at­ten­dant af­ter they re­fused to serve him any more al­co­hol.

POTTY MOUTH

An uniden­ti­fied woman was re­cently pic­tured al­low­ing her tod­dler to use a potty in the mid­dle of the aisle dur­ing a flight be­fore re­port­edly curs­ing at flight at­ten­dants af­ter she was told she had to go to the lava­to­ries in­stead.

FIGHT OR FLIGHT

Two Dutch F-16 fighter jets were called to es­cort a KLM flight to its des­ti­na­tion, Am­s­ter­dam Schiphol Air­port, af­ter a 29-yearold Amer­i­can pas­sen­ger be­came ag­gres­sive and caused a scuf­fle about 30 min­utes be­fore the plane was due to land.

FEEL­ING THE HEAT

Air In­dia has apol­o­gised for keep­ing pas­sen­gers from de­board­ing from a re­cent flight for sev­eral hours fol­low­ing a tech­ni­cal mal­func­tion, while also keep­ing the air con­di­tion­ing switched off for the du­ra­tion of the de­lay.

HIT THE FLOOR

Air­port work­ers tack­led a 23-year-old man to the ground at Dublin Air­port af­ter he broke a se­cu­rity door and ran onto the tar­mac in an at­tempt to catch a Ryanair flight to Am­s­ter­dam he had just missed.

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