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Qantas Perth London flight turns back due disruptive passenger

Old 8th Sep 2018, 21:40
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Qantas Perth London flight turns back due disruptive passenger

Two hours in then back to Perth. What would that have cost in fuel? No further details as yet
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Old 8th Sep 2018, 23:48
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Disruptive passenger. Needed to be cuffed and masked. $14000 in gas, arrested in Perth looking like a member of Slip Knot. Priceless.
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Old 9th Sep 2018, 00:06
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Not just fuel, possibly hotels as well, whilst they got a stand-by crew together, or do they keep one on standby in Perth to cover such eventualities?
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Why not throw them out in Exmouth...they have a lock up there. Or would the crew hours be up by the time they refueled.
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Because the crew would have to get off. For this sector (PER-LHR) the crew can only do one sector, no additional sectors are legal. As I understand it, the standby crew can't position first, then operate out. So pack to PER they go to get a fresh crew.
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Qantas said Australian Federal Police boarded the plane and removed the passenger after the flight landed back in Perth at 10.32pm.

One passenger said the man appeared “incredibly agitated” and his behaviour was “hyper aggressive, like a cornered animal”.
https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/qan...-ng-b88954692z
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Old 9th Sep 2018, 09:10
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Originally Posted by CurtainTwitcher
Because the crew would have to get off. For this sector (PER-LHR) the crew can only do one sector, no additional sectors are legal. As I understand it, the standby crew can't position first, then operate out. So pack to PER they go to get a fresh crew.
There may have been Pilots available on standby, but no Cabin Crew Base in Perth so looks like it was a 12hr rest then back to try again at midday today!
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Lets hope the courts chuck the book at the P$ick. Hopefully he will have to pick up the entire bill for fuel, landing, hotels etc etc etc. Also, make his punishment public to deter other di@k heads trying it. I'm a frequent traveler and I see me fair share of airborne idiots shouting/screaming abuse at staff and other pax. They are normally dragged off by the feds and given a gentle slap on the back of the hand and told. to to do it again. Have a NO FLY list so they can't ruin travel for the 99.99% of the well behaved public.
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Old 10th Sep 2018, 18:12
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Should have just asked EK to take over and do the flight. They can make pretty much any duty legal for the cabin crew...
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TV news here reported that he spent an hour in the aircrafts toilet prior to running amok. Wonder what that would imply.
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