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NW11to Tokyo diverted to Anchorage..drunk passenger

NW11to Tokyo diverted to Anchorage..drunk passenger

 
Old Aug 14, 08, 2:07 am
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NW11to Tokyo diverted to Anchorage..drunk passenger

I was on NW11 on Tuesday...we were diverted to Anchorage because of a drunk passenger who was verbally abusing the FA's and walking around in his underwear.
Funny thing was he thought when we arrived in Anchorage that we were in Tokyo and he was out of his seat and ready to deboard before we landed. He was escorted out by the local police and then the FBI and police took statements from the passengers near him.
This happened in business class and I was told he was a Platinum.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 3:45 am
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I hear Anchorage is lovely this time of year!

I hope he enjoys his new alternate destination.

I hope it wasn't a member of our august forum. If it was, he hadn't filed his flight plans in the Itineraries calendar.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 3:47 am
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Ambien's a helluva drug...
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Old Aug 14, 08, 4:19 am
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Likely Halcion

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Old Aug 14, 08, 5:22 am
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Ambien's a helluva drug...
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Old Aug 14, 08, 5:50 am
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Originally Posted by avidflyer View Post
I'm Rick James ..... !
^ I was thinking that too.

It must have been pretty serious if they decided to divert. Don't they just imobilize/sedate the pax? What's the SOP in such a scenario?
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Old Aug 14, 08, 6:03 am
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The captain talked to him..his reply was something along the line of "no one is telling me what to do". One of the FA's said NWA could go after him for the extra expense caused by his behavior.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 8:04 am
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Looks like he'll be in a different kind of "lounge" in ANC.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 9:07 am
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Did he complain about not getting his pre-arrival breakfast?
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Old Aug 14, 08, 9:08 am
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I wonder how many miles he will get?
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Old Aug 14, 08, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by marel2 View Post
I was told he was a Platinum.
I'm guessing this is no longer the case....

Should be a long walk home from ANC.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 10:17 am
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This had to be an expensive endeavor -- I imagine they had to dump a large quantity of fuel to land in Anchorage. I certainly hope NW goes after this guy.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 10:59 am
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Maybe we should meet this guy in person and thank him. Our EUA percentages just went up

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Old Aug 14, 08, 11:51 am
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Originally Posted by MarqFlyer View Post
I'm guessing this is no longer the case....

Should be a long walk home from ANC.
If Canada will let him in.
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Old Aug 14, 08, 12:02 pm
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