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In The Middle Of Nowhere For No Reason!  
User currently offlineQM001 From Portugal, joined Mar 2004, 281 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3519 times:

Has anyone ever been held (Detained/Arresyted) in some god awful place and then the authorities realised there mistake.

I was held in a Jail cell at HRE for 4 hours on suspicion of having a fake passport, only to have the authorities release me after contacting the local consulate! What a frightening experience.

Anyone have anything similar!


I wish there was still a flying boat service on the African Lakes!
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User currently offlineRonE From Israel, joined Jan 2001, 326 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3429 times:

Nothing even close! I can't imagine what it must have been like for you.
The closest I came was when I went to Indonesia in 1997 (one year before the riots). As you know, there are no diplomatic ties between Israel and Indonesia, and although I entered with a European passport, it still says Tel-Aviv is my place of birth. I thought they might say something at immigration but they waived me right through.


User currently offlineM404 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2225 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3280 times:
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In 1960 I was "detained" in a shack at Siem Reap Cambodia airport by AK47 toting guards because I dared to take a picture of a termite mound with a Royal Air Cambodge DC3 in the background. My film was confiscated and exposed and all the time no English was spoken. That will shake up a 16 yr old.


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User currently offlineFlyboy36y From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3039 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 3184 times:

I was detained by gun toting brutes at KISP untill the prosecutor said that he can't think of anything illeagal about taking a picture of a sign that says "WELCOME TO ISLIP AIRPORT"

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