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Screaming Passengers Trapped Aboard Sweltering Egypt-Bound Flight

Screaming Passengers Trapped Aboard Sweltering Egypt-Bound Flight
Ryan Boyd

Video footage captured by a passenger aboard an Egypt-bound flight showed fellow flyers screaming and sweating due to poor ventilation as the aircraft was delayed for over two hours, with other passengers claiming that several people collapsed from the high temperatures.

“The situation continued from midnight until 3am resulting in fainting of children and women, including serious health ailments due to heat and high humidity inside the plane and lack of oxygen,” said a representative for The Union of Egyptians Abroad.

The pilot reportedly relented and opened the door for ventilation after one passenger threatened to call their embassy.

To read more on this story, go to 9NEWS.

[Photo: 9NEWS]

View Comments (4)


  1. sdsearch

    July 13, 2017 at 9:01 am

    The heat was at the origin, not the destination. So why only mention that it was Egypt-bound but not mention that it was originating in Kuwait?

  2. ijgordon

    July 13, 2017 at 10:02 am

    Or what airline it was on. Seriously???

  3. TonyBurr

    July 13, 2017 at 11:24 am

    What kind of reporting is this that they do not even say what airline was involved? Very, very poor journalism.

  4. jtn

    July 17, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    You could see at the upper left corner of the screen shot that it was Cairo Air. And it was in Kuwait.

    All that aside, all of this should have been mentioned in the article body.

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