- Passengers were held up for two hours because of group drunk on flight
- Demanded alcohol on the British Airways flight from Tenerife to Gatwick
- Woman with two children and five other adults removed from the plane
Furious passengers on flight BA 2731 travelling from Tenerife to London Gatwick were held up for two hours while cabin crew removed the group from the plane.
According to eyewitnesses, the woman in her 20s called Charlotte had been drinking at a bar in Tenerife Sur Airport before becoming embroiled in an argument about being a ‘benefits mum’.
Crew on board the Airbus A320 (similar to the one pictured), removed the intoxicated woman from the flight
Furious passengers on flight BA 2731 were held up for two hours while cabin crew removed the group from the plane
She then began demanding more alcohol on board the plane.
Passengers cheered when the pilot eventually ordered her and five other people in her party to leave the Airbus A320.
However one passenger took to Twitter to voice his frustration.
James Griffiths wrote: ‘Delayed due to drunk being removed from flight. Bigger question though, why crew let her on?’
According to The Sun, the woman said: ‘I’ve paid for my flight and I know I am entitled to it’
One passenger from Reading told the paper: ‘It was appalling behaviour.’
The plane was stuck on the tarmac, and was sheduled to travel from Tenerife to London Gatwick
James Griffiths contacted British Airways on social media, writing: ‘Delayed due to drunk being removed from flight. Bigger q though, why crew let her on?’
A spokesman for British Airways said: ‘Our customers and crew deserve to enjoy their flights, without any form of disruption.
‘This sort of behaviour will not be tolerated, and the appropriate action will always be taken?.
‘We are sorry to our customers for the short delay on this flight. ?’
Courtesy: Daily Mail Online