Wed, Mar 16, 2005
Did Cabin Crew Contribute To Passenger's Angst?
Miami-Dade police were on hand Monday when American Airlines
Flight 1842 landed, there to greet a passenger who'd apparently
gotten into an altercation with the cabin crew over... food.
Specifically, police said the Platinum-level frequent flyer
walked into the 767's galley, claiming he was entitled to a meal
rather than mere pretzels and a soft drink. The flight attendant
told him he was wrong and, according to the police report, another
flight attendant attempted to push the passenger out of the
The passenger calmed down, according to authorities. But the
aircraft was still met by police cruisers at the gate -- a
precaution, according to law officers. The passenger, whose name
wasn't released, will not be charged.
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