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2012-11-08 India-Pakistan
Mid-air scare: Man turns violent on Mumbai-Delhi flight, raises Islamic slogans
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Posted by Au Auric 2012-11-08 06:23|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [261 views ]  Top

#1 the airline and airport personnel did not handle the situation as professionally as the crew had done in the air

Indian bureaucracy at its most typical.
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-08 11:42||   2012-11-08 11:42|| Front Page Top

#2 Once they got down to 10,000' they should have depressurized and pushed him out the door.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-08 11:54||   2012-11-08 11:54|| Front Page Top

#3 blocked the aisle with a food trolley to prevent him from making a dash for the cockpit.

So not everybody went the secure cabin door route...
Posted by Skidmark 2012-11-08 14:07||   2012-11-08 14:07|| Front Page Top

#4 My thoughts exact, looks like the strategy of every attack the perp got thru tho.

Wait for the He wuz lynched on an AirPlane and got no Mirando.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-08 17:45||   2012-11-08 17:45|| Front Page Top

#5 The situation turned so alarming that the cabin crew and passengers pinned down the flyer, Mursalim Sheikh

Even the Indians have decided to be a pack, not a herd. Good for them.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-08 19:05||   2012-11-08 19:05|| Front Page Top

#6 Great timing. I will be on a Bangalore to chennia flight tomorrow. May have to request an ailse seat.
Posted by airandee 2012-11-08 19:49||   2012-11-08 19:49|| Front Page Top

#7 Good idea, airandee. (Just on general principles - makes it easier to get to the bathroom. ;-p)

Have a safe flight.
Posted by Barbara 2012-11-08 20:22||   2012-11-08 20:22|| Front Page Top

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