12 year old delays BA flight

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  • SimonS1
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    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/07/14/boy-slips-heathrow-security-board-british-airways-flight-los/

    A 12 year old boy got onto a BA flight to LA without boarding pass or ID and then refused to get off delaying the departure by > 4 hours.

    No doubt BA will claim it as exceptional and try to deny travellers EC261 compensation for their error…..


    AJDC
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    Refused to get off?????? A good thing he wasn’t flying United Airlines.


    MartynSinclair
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    Took 4 hours to remove a passenger off an aircraft with no boarding pass. Suprised a passenger didnt just pick the kid up a chuck him off….

    Reminds me of the demo at london city when it took police 8 hours to remove protesters.

    Dont the police have any powers left??

    Or did the airline have to wait for social services first…

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    BugAdvisor
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    No doubt if he’d made it to LA, he would have embarked on a series of adventures, culminating in the capture of two inept crooks.

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    Henryp1
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    I don’t believe it took 4 hours to remove the 12 year old, but that secondary security screening of the whole plane did.

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    transtraxman
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    Is there no news follow-up about the boy and why he did it?

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