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A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:54 am

The singing happened during a Ryanair flight from Spain, and the choking happened on board the plane after landing at Luton. Whelp, he almost made it:

http://www.lutontoday.co.uk/news/video- ... -1-8146367

Article quote:

"He explained that the drunk man had been causing problems throughout the two-hour flight. He said: “He was making a nuisance of himself. Over the course of the flight he was singing loudly with his headphones on. It was a late flight, everyone was tired and he was rubbing people up the wrong way. The stewardess spent about an hour telling him, 'You’re going to need to be quiet or I’ll call the police.'"
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:15 am

The vigilante should also have been arrested, hugely dangerous move which rendered a man unconscious, under UK law that should be charged as GBH.

He can plead mitigation (2 hours of A capella) but he should be charged.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:17 am

Ah, Ryanair. A classy airline with a classy CEO and classy passengers. Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:16 am

Super80Fan wrote:
Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.


Because mostly Ryanair is cheaper than EasyJet and usually their flights are without incidents like these. Occasionally something happens, but those are exceptions.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:19 am

Before reading the message, I knew this had to be a Spain-UK or UK-Spain flight
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:30 am

Ryanair carried 126 million people in the past 12 months. Rather predictable that some incidents will materialise.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:34 am

BoeingVista wrote:
The vigilante should also have been arrested, hugely dangerous move which rendered a man unconscious, under UK law that should be charged as GBH.

He can plead mitigation (2 hours of A capella) but he should be charged.


Have you read the story? Seems quite deserved he pushed a member of cabin crew and screamed in her face.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:00 am

SCQ83 wrote:
Before reading the message, I knew this had to be a Spain-UK or UK-Spain flight


Hehe... I was thinking the exact same thing. :idea:
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:32 am

davies2911 wrote:
BoeingVista wrote:
The vigilante should also have been arrested, hugely dangerous move which rendered a man unconscious, under UK law that should be charged as GBH.

He can plead mitigation (2 hours of A capella) but he should be charged.


Have you read the story? Seems quite deserved he pushed a member of cabin crew and screamed in her face.


Sure lets kill him then because thats what the sleeper hold does if left on for too long.

Whats deserved and whats legal are often two different things, airport staff were on the plane dealing with the incident and at that point PAX need to butt out unless they are asked specifically for assistance.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:38 am

The first passenger was being a jerk, but use of chock hold is risky and probably excessive. Let the Police come and make the arrest, they have the appropriate training.
 
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Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:39 am

I am glad to see the vigilante doing a VERY GOOD job. :-)
I have a good friend who flies for FR and he says the UK-Spain flights can (quite regularly) be a bit of a handful.
 
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Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:43 am

Super80Fan wrote:
Ah, Ryanair. A classy airline with a classy CEO and classy passengers. Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.


For several reasons: they fly to destinations and airports not served by EZY(or vice-versa, eg. Luton doesn't do it for me), they are consistently cheaper, allowing me to fly to Malta, Budapest and London on a regular basis without denting my wallet, and ultimately EZY are really not that better. You'd be surprised how many perfectly good flights one can have on FR, particularly on the non-UK/Spain routes. Not everybody on FR is a chav, you know.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:22 am

oldannyboy wrote:
I am glad to see the vigilante doing a VERY GOOD job. :-)


Very stupid comment.

If he thinks they are a handful now just wait until you have emboldened vigilantes dealing out "justice" to whoever they think deserves it.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:12 am

SCQ83 wrote:
Before reading the message, I knew this had to be a Spain-UK or UK-Spain flight


Thankfully when flying FR from Spain, when going north on Friday you just get a lot of Spaniards volume control stuck on maximum (mostly students) but very little drunk and rowdy behavior.

I suppose it helps that MAD isn't much of a party destination.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:16 am

Ryanair's statement at the end is a back-handed suggestion:

“This is exactly why we are calling for significant changes to prohibit the sale of alcohol at airports, such as a two-drink limit per passenger and no alcohol sales before 10am. It’s incumbent on the airports to introduce these preventative measures to curb excessive drinking and the problems it creates, rather than allowing passengers to drink to excess before their flights.”


Many of the airports that FR negotiates to fly from agree to probably loss-leader prices for landing charges etc., and have to make up their income somewhere - alcohol is typically a nice high-margin earner...
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:33 am

PatrickZ80 wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.


Because mostly Ryanair is cheaper than EasyJet and usually their flights are without incidents like these. Occasionally something happens, but those are exceptions.


Nothing to do with Ryanair. But this is starting to be less exceptional. All flights are related to the UK and the Spanish coast, starred by British passengers. Wondering where the problem might be... :rotfl:
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:47 am

SCQ83 wrote:
Before reading the message, I knew this had to be a Spain-UK or UK-Spain flight


Roll on Brexit - that should rule out a lot of these "events"!
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:10 am

BoeingVista wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
I am glad to see the vigilante doing a VERY GOOD job. :-)


Very stupid comment.

If he thinks they are a handful now just wait until you have emboldened vigilantes dealing out "justice" to whoever they think deserves it.


To each their own my friend. If you've ever been on a flight with a drunk person who annoys everyone for 3 hours nonstop, then maybe you'd think differently. Still no need to say my comment was stupid... We all have different opinions. I believe that similar situations have to be handled with a bit of a 'firm grasp'. No need to call me stupid for that.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:20 am

oldannyboy wrote:
BoeingVista wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
I am glad to see the vigilante doing a VERY GOOD job. :-)


Very stupid comment.

If he thinks they are a handful now just wait until you have emboldened vigilantes dealing out "justice" to whoever they think deserves it.


To each their own my friend. If you've ever been on a flight with a drunk person who annoys everyone for 3 hours nonstop, then maybe you'd think differently. Still no need to say my comment was stupid... We all have different opinions. I believe that similar situations have to be handled with a bit of a 'firm grasp'. No need to call me stupid for that.


What?

Dude, you think people should be choking each other out on flights, if thats not stupid I don't know what is.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:21 pm

BoeingVista wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
BoeingVista wrote:

Very stupid comment.

If he thinks they are a handful now just wait until you have emboldened vigilantes dealing out "justice" to whoever they think deserves it.


To each their own my friend. If you've ever been on a flight with a drunk person who annoys everyone for 3 hours nonstop, then maybe you'd think differently. Still no need to say my comment was stupid... We all have different opinions. I believe that similar situations have to be handled with a bit of a 'firm grasp'. No need to call me stupid for that.


What?

Dude, you think people should be choking each other out on flights, if thats not stupid I don't know what is.


Manners, my friend. Manners. They do no harm. Even on a forum.
I wasn't saying what you just said. What I think is quite a bit different than that.
And I'm not your 'dude', thank you.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:32 pm

Super80Fan wrote:
Ah, Ryanair. A classy airline with a classy CEO and classy passengers. Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.


Oh hey there Mr Snob.....
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Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:51 pm

eicvd wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Ah, Ryanair. A classy airline with a classy CEO and classy passengers. Why everyone doesn't move their business to easyJet is beyond me.


Oh hey there Mr Snob.....


Haha, I wish. If I was in Europe the only airlines I could afford would be easyJet, Norwegian, and a few other LCC's. Even here in the US the clientele on Southwest and JetBlue are vastly different from those on Spirit or Allegiant.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:09 pm

oldannyboy wrote:
BoeingVista wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:

To each their own my friend. If you've ever been on a flight with a drunk person who annoys everyone for 3 hours nonstop, then maybe you'd think differently. Still no need to say my comment was stupid... We all have different opinions. I believe that similar situations have to be handled with a bit of a 'firm grasp'. No need to call me stupid for that.


What?

Dude, you think people should be choking each other out on flights, if thats not stupid I don't know what is.


Manners, my friend. Manners. They do no harm. Even on a forum.
I wasn't saying what you just said. What I think is quite a bit different than that.
And I'm not your 'dude', thank you.


And I'm not your friend, dude.

You think the vigilante did a good job hence you approve of his actions according to your own words, he chocked someone out.

Now you try to slip out from your previous statements advocating that untrained members of the public use holds that have often proved fatal even when used by trained professional members of licensed police forces on crowded flights with some fake call to politeness when you get called out.
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:38 pm

BoeingVista wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
BoeingVista wrote:

What?

Dude, you think people should be choking each other out on flights, if thats not stupid I don't know what is.


Manners, my friend. Manners. They do no harm. Even on a forum.
I wasn't saying what you just said. What I think is quite a bit different than that.
And I'm not your 'dude', thank you.


And I'm not your friend, dude.


Hell, no. Certainly not.
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:42 pm

Dardania wrote:
Ryanair's statement at the end is a back-handed suggestion:

“This is exactly why we are calling for significant changes to prohibit the sale of alcohol at airports, such as a two-drink limit per passenger and no alcohol sales before 10am. It’s incumbent on the airports to introduce these preventative measures to curb excessive drinking and the problems it creates, rather than allowing passengers to drink to excess before their flights.”


Many of the airports that FR negotiates to fly from agree to probably loss-leader prices for landing charges etc., and have to make up their income somewhere - alcohol is typically a nice high-margin earner...

Not to mention the fact that when you fly Ryanair you may just need some alcohol to get you through the experience...
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:55 pm

Vigilante dude as out of line. While singing and being obnoxious is rude and annoying - it is not worthy of a violent response. The drunk guy should be a shamed and the vigilante needs anger management...
 
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Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:00 pm

On a more cheerful note, Kenny Rogers is looking well.
Down with that sort of thing!

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