October 19, 2012

Bahraini Prince Arrested At Heathrow After Drunken Plane Rage

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A British Airways Boeing 777-300ER (G-STBF) pushes back from a gate at Heathrow. (Photo by Ken Iwelumo via wikimedia)

Putting an end to the theory that every member of the Arabian noble class owns at least one private jumbo jet, 29-year-old Bahraini billionaire Mubarak Hamad caught a ride home from London on a British Airways flight like a regular poor person!

Or at least he tried.

Shortly after boarding, Hamad allegedly charged into the cockpit while screaming of shoddy service. He refused to go back to mixing with the genpop in first class.

The crew called the police before the plane departed, and four London cops forcibly removed Hamad and placed him under arrested for being drunk on an airplane. (At least he didn’t pee on anyone).

Hamad is out on bail but faces another court appearance later this month.

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