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Disruptive Jet2 passenger getting a big bill

Old 17th Jul 2019, 17:32
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Disruptive Jet2 passenger getting a big bill

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The *Idiot* that caused a Jet2 aircraft to be diverted to STN escorted by 2 RAF Typhoons (which caused a sonic boom over land whilst en route to intercept) is getting an £85K bill according to the press.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...bill-Jet2.html

No news from Plod regarding actually charging her for endangering the aircraft - probably a slap on the wrist there if the UK police follow form.

Perhaps Jet2's action will make some think before being rather silly on an aircraft.

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 17:42
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She was arrested and bailed. The delay/lack of a charge is probably DPP rather than Plod.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 17:44
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drichard you beat me to it by about 1 minute.

Mods feel free to delete the duplicate thread I started

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 17:46
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There's no guarantee that Jet2 will succeed in extracting payment if the lady disputes the invoice.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 17:48
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Originally Posted by drichard View Post

No news from Plod regarding actually charging her for endangering the aircraft - probably a slap on the wrist there if the UK police follow form.
This is not a Police decision. It will be up to the CPS to decide and it will have to reach the evidential threshold for prosecution.

If you charge someone with endangering an aircraft you need to prove to a court beyond reasonable doubt that that person’s actions endangered the aircraft. Being drunk and shouty while trying to hit cabin crew may be unpleasant and frightening for some passengers, but it does not even come close to endangering the aircraft.

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Sucks to be her but a precedent had to be set.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 18:42
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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...bill-Jet2.html

Nice pic of the two RAF Typhoons... Daily Mail living up to their reputation.

Maybe the MoD should bill her too..Scrambling Typhoons isn't cheap.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 18:52
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She refuses to pay. They maybe persuade a judge to enforce a CCJ on her (costing them £4250 before they pay a penny to a lawyer). She goes bankrupt. CCJ written off.

All for show.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 19:07
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Originally Posted by RomeoAlphaMike View Post
She refuses to pay. They maybe persuade a judge to enforce a CCJ on her (costing them £4250 before they pay a penny to a lawyer). She goes bankrupt. CCJ written off.

All for show.
Perhaps a stand has to be made.
However, if this person does declare bankruptcy she will find life pretty difficult getting any credit, now or in the future as an undischarged bankrupt I suspect. Actually - who gives a toss?
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 19:22
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Originally Posted by flying phil 2007 View Post
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...bill-Jet2.html

Nice pic of the two RAF Typhoons...
One of those ain't a Typhoon.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 19:35
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Originally Posted by Old Dogs View Post
One of those ain't a Typhoon.
Yes, I think that was the point the previous poster was making ...
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Yes, I think that was the point the previous poster was making ...
That's what I thought too but I suspect many didn't get it - especially since the other aircraft is actually a Russian Sukhoi, hence my post.
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I honestly don't know what a Typhoon looks like, but I find it hard to believe that BOTH of these aircraft are Typhoons...

Good on Jet2 anyway. Nice clear message. Hope the lifetime ban gets spread around the industry, before she pulls the same stunt at RYR/EZY too.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 20:02
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Lifetime of misery from debts collectors or bankruptcy, better than a 30 quid slap on the wrist and some community service. Given simple parking fines can explode in value when itís unpaid the culprit here is pretty screwed and most likely bankruptcy is the only option. A great deterrent IMO.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 21:30
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Some fairly rich men have been arrested for disruptive behaviour aboard aircraft.

Maybe the airlines should target their response on a couple of high profile cases against people who can be chased for the dough.
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One of those ain't a Typhoon.
Try to keep up
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Good to see the Russians helping out.
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Good to see the Russians helping out.
Can we blame the Sukhoi for all the subsequent Mach related damage and send the bill to Moscow ?
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I'm lost here.
I see a photo of a pair of Typhoons. Is there another pic i'm not seeing?
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Originally Posted by dixi188 View Post
I'm lost here.
I see a photo of a pair of Typhoons. Is there another pic i'm not seeing?
Check the notes at the masthead: UPDATED: 17:34 EDT, 17 July 2019

They changed the picture from one Typhoon and one Sukhoi 35 to two Typhoons.
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