March 30, 2011, - 8:46 pm
Three men on a cross-country flight from Washington, D.C. to Portland block the aisle, defy the requests of flight attendants, ask about the amount of time until landing, and one of them is reading a book on weapons. The airline refuses to release info on their nationalities, and one doesn’t speak English. Oh, and–surprise!–frightened fellow passengers identify the three as “Middle Eastern” (and I guarantee you, they ain’t Jewish “Middle Eastern”). But, hey, no way they were Muslims trying to stage a terrorist attack, conducting a dry run, or otherwise testing the system, right? Would never ever happen. . . .
Three people were removed from a United Airlines jet bound for Portland on Wednesday due to a disturbance aboard the plane, according to United Airlines officials.
Flight 251 originated in Washington, D.C. and was diverted to Chicago. It arrived in Portland about four hours late. 135 passengers were on board. No injuries were reported.
United Airlines described the situation on board as a “customer service issue” and said the passengers in question were blocking aisles and not responding to flight attendants’ requests.
Um, yeah, that sounds like a “customer service” issue to me . . . if you’re a “customer” of allah and/or Mohammed.
Three men were reportedly involved. One man was apparently on his hands and knees in an aisle way near an emergency exit and appeared to be ill. Another passenger apparently tried to help the man, who did not speak English.
Their nationalities were not released by investigators or United Airlines.
Gee, I wonder why not. Oh, yeah, I know why. BECAUSE. THEY. WERE. “MIDDLE. EASTERN.” Here’s a hint: the flight had enough fuel in it to blow up the Sears Tower. And here’s another tip: they weren’t on the plane, blocking aisles, and disobeying the flight attendants because they were warlock warriors with tiger blood or bitchin’ rock stars from Mars.
The man in the aisle reportedly would not return to his seat. Passengers said another man with him repeatedly stood up and kept asking how long until the plane arrived in Portland. Yet another man was reportedly reading a book about weapons, according to a passenger seated next to that person. All three were taken off the plane in Chicago.
All other passengers were re-screened and the flight resumed.
The identities of the men involved have not been released and it was not specified if any faced charges for their behavior on the aircraft.
One passenger who talked to KATU said he was afraid for his safety during the incident.
Afraid? The nerve. Typical Islamophobic, right? I mean, why can’t these passengers just be more “tolerant” and open to the “diversity” of hijackers, dry-runners, and otherwise disruptive scum on a flight? America is the melting pot and anything less than allowing the plan to melt would be intolerant and judgmental.
A Portland, Ore.-bound flight made a “level two emergency” stop in Chicago Tuesday night after passengers said three men, reportedly of Middle Eastern descent, were acting strangely, even fighting with flight crews.
At least one of the men walked back to the area of the plane where flight attendants work, laid down and began complaining of illness. That man engaged in “some sort of altercation” with the flight attendant, a passenger said.
At one point another man, who was pacing back and forth in the aisles, also got into a “verbal altercation” with a flight attendant, according to a passenger.
Other men of “Middle Eastern descent” were passing notes and “writing in their notebooks,” a source told NBC Chicago.
United contacted officials at O’Hare and alerted them that the flight, which originated in Washington D.C., would stop. The flight was diverted to Chicago.
Three passengers were removed from the aircraft, and the remaining passengers were re-screened through security, before being sent on their way.
Passengers arriving at Portland told NBC affiliate KGW they were aware of problems during the flight. Cliff Robinett described the incident as “strange goings on in the back of the plane.”
Another passenger, Lydia Omelchenko, said the three individuals removed were “strange people.”
Robinett said the man was lying on the floor in the back of the plane did not speak English, and an interpreter had difficulty translating. Robinett said a doctor on the plane also tried to assist the passenger.
He said three men got off the plane, one of them ill. No one knew what was happening at the time, including TSA officials in Chicago, he said.
Stacy Niedermeyer of Southwest Portland was on the flight with her husband and four children.
Niedermeyer said one of the men went to the back of the plane and “sat down on his bottom.” Some type of heated altercation took place.
Lydia Omelchenko said passengers knew something was amiss and were texting about the incident. She reported that two men, one of them young, left the plane and neither looked ill.
Other passengers interviewed did not wish to be identified. One passenger said a man with a backpack was pacing back and forth and got into an argument with a flight attendant.
Hmmm . . . why is it that all of these many incidents on planes, with passengers acting weird, involve Muslims and/or “Middle Easterners”? We know why. They are testing, planning, and deliberately pressing buttons for something very bad in the future. And for lawsuits so they can do even more.
And they are laughing at us because we continue to do nothing and let them get away with it, lest we be seen as “intolerant” or face lawsuits.
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