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dreday
09-21-2009, 11:08 AM
link (http://www.cnn.com/2009/TRAVEL/09/18/unruly.passenger.airlines/index.html)

On a recent Southwest Airlines flight, a man dropped his pants and exposed himself to the female passenger sitting next to him, then punched her, according to an FBI affidavit. The plane was in midair, and the naked man reportedly grew angrier, screaming uncontrollably and shaking his fist in the air.
In August, a man on Southwest Airlines exposed himself and punched a fellow passenger, an FBI affidavit says.

In August, a man on Southwest Airlines exposed himself and punched a fellow passenger, an FBI affidavit says.

The man had gone "berserk," said James Scanlon, a 52-year-old passenger who witnessed the August incident.

"He was jeopardizing my safety on that airplane. I was afraid he would rush the cockpit or try to jump out."

Laws prohibiting interference with flight crews and attendants on aircraft have been on the books for decades. But since the September 11, 2001, attacks, federal officials and airlines have clamped down on misconduct, imposing bigger fines and stricter punishments for passengers who behave badly.

"Now people are more hyper-vigilant on what occurs on aircrafts," said Ron Koziol, assistant section chief for the FBI's violent crimes unit, who calls airplanes a "high-risk" environment. "The U.S. government is more aware of what can occur on an aircraft, and [officials] don't want those issues causing the plane to be in an unsafe environment."

SpurzN703
09-21-2009, 01:58 PM
I'd hate if this guy did this to someone in my family but since he didn't, it's hilarious to read what he did. It's like something I'd do in Grand Theft Auto or Saints Row.