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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21853
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:23-JUL-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-96NER (WL)
Owner/operator:XL Airways
Registration: G-XLAP
MSN: 36539/2596
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 221
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:en route near Frankfurt -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kos Island International Airport (KGS), Greece
Destination airport:Manchester Airport (MAN), UK
Narrative:
A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Germany after two British women tried to open a cabin door mid-flight, police have said.
The women, aged 26 and 27, were drinking heavily and had to be held in their seats by security staff until the plane landed in Frankfurt.
They were arrested and released after two hours, Frankfurt police said.

Sources:

1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7527058.stm
2. http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-1038788/Drunken-British-women-attack-airline-staff-vodka-bottle-try-open-plane-doors.html

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Images:

Photo of G-XLAP courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
13 July 2008; (c) Sybille Petersen

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jul-2008 12:07 jorgetadeu7 Added
28-Jul-2008 12:11 harro Updated

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