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Old 06 March 2018, 03:34 AM
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Royalty Woman restrained after trying to open airplane cabin door during flight

Passengers onboard United Express Flight 5449 restrained a Boise, Idaho, woman who was ranting about being God. Video posted online purportedly shows a passenger working to tie up the woman's feet as another man holds her down in the aisle.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/flight-...ay-2018-03-05/
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Old 06 March 2018, 12:13 PM
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Maybe it's just an oddly written article, but why is there no mention of the crew? Surely they were involved in restraining her, even if passengers did the actual tying-up.
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Old 06 March 2018, 01:33 PM
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They may not have been involved. Depending on when in the flight it occurred, the flight crew may have not been near the door when she tried to open it. From similar events such as this one it seems like passengers will sometimes restrain someone without any input from the flight crew.
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Old 06 March 2018, 01:50 PM
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I would hope that the flight crew would notice if some of the passengers started tying other passengers up!

Not that they didn't have good reason in this case; but it really doesn't sound like something that the flight crew should just ignore.
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Old 06 March 2018, 02:13 PM
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I didn't mean that the flight crew ignored it, I just meant that they may not done the restraining or directed the passengers to do so as they saw that they were already handling it.
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I didn't mean that the flight crew ignored it, I just meant that they may not done the restraining or directed the passengers to do so as they saw that they were already handling it.
That is how I read your initial comment GenYus.
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