Ryanair scuffle onboard, 100 passengers removed

Plane fight: 100 passengers thrown off Ryanair flight

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Spain’s government says police removed more than 100 passengers from a plane preparing to leave the Canary Islands after a large scuffle broke out onboard.

La Provincia, a Spanish newspaper, said the disruption happened when low-cost Ryanair tried to charge one passenger extra for carry-on baggage and his friends aboard the plane “mutinied”.

An Interior Ministry spokesman said the pilot was preparing for take-off at Guacimeta airport on the Lanzarote island resort for Charleroi, Belgium, when she radioed for police assistance….. continued

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2 comments for “Ryanair scuffle onboard, 100 passengers removed

  1. February 15, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    “…Low-cost Ryanair tried to charge one passenger extra for carry-on baggage”

    That sort of behavior deserves a revolt.

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