First class flight's dead disturbing | Australian Frequent Flyer
Australian Frequent Flyer

Welcome to Australia's leading independent Frequent Flyer and Travel Resource since 1998!
Our site contains tons of information that will improve your travel experience.

Joining AFF is fast, simple & absolutely free - register now and take immediate advantage of these great BENEFITS.

Once registered, this box will disappear. And you will see fewer advertisements :)

Login Now to remove this and all advertisements (GOLD and SILVER members)
Not a member? Register Now for free

First class flight's dead disturbing

Status
Not open for further replies.

bits

Junior Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2006
Messages
49
From SMH:

First class flight's dead disturbing
March 19, 2007



A passenger in first class woke up to a shock when he found himself sitting near a corpse on a British Airways flight, British newspapers reported today.
Paul Trinder, 54, said cabin crew moved the body of the elderly woman from the economy section where she had died after take-off, the Mirror and Sun tabloids said.

"The corpse was strapped into the seat but because of turbulence it kept slipping down on to the floor,'' Trinder, a businessman, was quoted as saying.
"It was horrific. The body had to be wedged in place with lots of pillows.''
The woman's daughter was also upgraded and spent the rest of the nine-hour flight from Delhi to London grieving next to her dead mother, the Sun reported.
The Guardian newspaper said the incident happened last week.
British Airways has apologised for any distress suffered, according to the reports.
The Mirror quoted BA as saying: "We apologise, but our crew were working in difficult circumstances and chose the option they thought would cause least disruption.''

Reuters


First class flight's dead disturbing - Travel - smh.com.au
 
Now with contactless delivery, shop online to get drinks delivered to your door or pick up in-store in 30 minutes. Lowest Liquor Price Guarantee. Biggest Range.

Recommended by the Australian Frequent Flyer

simongr

Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 10, 2006
Messages
14,426
The last thread was closed and perhaps this should be also.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Community Statistics

Threads
86,315
Messages
2,081,423
Members
53,724
Latest member
evilalpaca
Top