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June 1, 2011

Passengers Mutiny After 7 Hours Stranded on Middle East Airlines Jet

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Passengers on a Middle East Airlines flight bound for Beirut began to scuffle with crewmembers when the plane got stuck on the ground at London’s Heathrow Airport for several hours.

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The flight was scheduled for a 1:00pm departure, but was delayed until 7:30pm due to bad weather. According to reports, passengers began snatching food from the galleys and a shoving match erupted between some passengers and crewmembers. Police finally boarded the plane, but no arrests were made.

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