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29 July 19: BA112 [JFK-LHR] incident in F cabin

29 July 19: BA112 [JFK-LHR] incident in F cabin

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At least 3 FlyerTalkers were onboard and have posted eyewitness reports. Excerpts and direct links follow

All reports implicate a musical artist/rapper named Busta Rhymes.

Originally Posted by 87CTA View Post
  • Artist boards and his handler begins packing away his bags in the overheads. To note … the artist brought 4 carryon bags … which meant regardless of the situation that he would have struggled to easily find space (especially as the cabin was full). It was apparent that the handler was having trouble finding space and the artist began getting irate … asking “whose stuff is this” … my wife replied, “mine” … artist responds “move your stuff”.
  • I could tell immediately that this would only end in an argument so I suggested to my wife that she just move her bags to avoid confrontation … my wife quite rightfully responded “why should I, we are supposed to share this bin” … this is when the artist flew off the handle: “move your stuff, now” … he was towering over my wife’s seat and she was terrified … I stood up and asked him to “not be so rude to my wife” and to “leave it” to which he responded with “then let’s go, homeboy … essentially offering me to fight him!!!!
Originally Posted by 81romeo View Post
A woman started to cry and the situation escalated very quickly. I then jumped in as I can't tolerate any case of abusive behaviour. He threatened me personally because I jumped in. The CSD got involved. The Captain decided to not offload him (don't ask me why because we really don't know, we were all shocked at his judgment call). Instead, the crew asked if any of us would feel safer by taking the next flight.
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The cabin staff did an excellent job at controlling the situation. Albeit they admitted being fearful as we all were. BR was traveling with his handler and 6 members of his entourage.
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Old Jul 30, 19, 1:19 am
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29 July 19: BA112 [JFK-LHR] incident in F cabin

Any one on board this flight last night?

I gather from a colleague that the plane almost never left JFK after an incident before take off. It looks like there was further trouble in the sky as the (very famous / notorious) musician causing the problems was escorted off the flight at LHR by cops this morning.
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Old Jul 30, 19, 1:23 am
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Originally Posted by HFHFFlyer View Post
as the (very famous / notorious) musician.
Well that narrows it down to a few hundred or so
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What do you hope somebody on here can add? Do you know the name of this person or is it all just hearsay?
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I don't think there's an issue with an anonymous forum poster revealing the name of a musician who behaves badly !
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I was more interested in the details of the incident. I know the name of the musician. I just wondered if anyone else witnessed what sounds like a very ugly moment.
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Originally Posted by HFHFFlyer View Post
I was more interested in the details of the incident. I know the name of the musician. I just wondered if anyone else witnessed what sounds like a very ugly moment.
Why are you withholding the persons name? Unless you're friends, which I doubt because you could just ask them instead of an Internet forum.

Come on!
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I was more interested in the details of the incident.
Let's hear your details first
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Old Jul 30, 19, 2:06 am
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Has anyone checked Mail Online
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Has anyone checked Mail Online
Me and nothing lol!

First thing I did!
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@HFHFFlyer What a pointless thread !!
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Has anyone checked Mail Online
Me too! 🤣
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Has anyone checked Mail Online
Nothing on Twitter This all feels a bit click-baitey !
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Perhaps to put some desperately required detail in this thread, the OP might like to consult his or her colleague again to determine what was actually witnessed - otherwise we're really all guessing from practically zero information.

Now we know FT can sometimes thrive on the merest of details, but on most occasions it does not lead to a particularly well-informed, valuable thread that improves the lot of the community.
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This is like one of those Facebook posts where someone says "Feeling so sad" and is followed by a hundred comments of "You OK hun?".

No link to any report, no names, ne details at all. Move on - nothing to see here.....
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