A Boeing 737 of Delta Air Lines, which experienced mid-air 'disturbance' recently. – Photo from Wikimedia Creative Commons
While love is clearly in the air as Valentine's Day nears, lust should be carefully kept in check!
THE pilot of an American Delta Air Lines took the drastic action of "offloading" a woman after she got hot and heavy on the male passenger seated next to her.
The plane was flying from Baltimore-Washington to Salt Lake City, Utah, reported Gawker Media's Jalopnik.com.
With tongue firmly in cheek, the website described the area as “... widely considered America’s two sexiest metro areas and the corridor between them is usually thought of as the Bermuda Triangle of Arousal”.
The female traveller was said to have gotten intoxicated and started coming on strong on the guy next to her. When he rejected her advances, the amorous woman turned aggressive and abusive. She even threatened to “... f***ing kill” him.
The aggressor was subsequently restrained with handcuffs, though this failed to contain her anger and ranting.
As this was not part of the in-flight entertainment and was, in fact, a safety issue, the pilot decided to make an emergency landing in Minneapolis-St Paul.
The inebriated woman was promptly ejected from the aircraft and may apparently face US federal charges.
Happy Valentine's Day tomorrow. And if you’re flying, be good!