American Airlines: A Man In A Full-face Gas Mask Escorted Off Flight

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A man has recently escorted off an America Airlines flight after the passenger boarded the plane wearing a gas mask. This caused fellow passengers to panic.

Written By Shubham Bose | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A man has recently escorted off an America Airlines flight after the passenger boarded the plane wearing a gas mask. According to reports, other passengers began to remove it when the person in question refused to remove it. The flight had to suffer from an hour delay because the passenger had to be removed from the plane.

Gas Mask causes panic

A picture of the passenger in the gas mask was uploaded by a fellow passenger called Joseph Say who said that he initially thought that the passenger was wearing the gas mask because of the new coronavirus, but then he noticed that the gas mask did not have a filter.

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He was informed by the lady who was sitting next to him that the person was trying to make a statement of some kind but the statement was not clear.


A lot of people replied to Joseph's tweet siding with the gas mask-wearing passenger. And said that the passenger was just trying to protect himself.

 


Even American Airlines responded to Joseophe's tweet claiming that they worked with local law enforcement to handle the situation.

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(with inputs from agencies)

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