Local media reported that it all started when the wife decided to put her handbag on the side of her seat.
BUCHAREST — An Egyptian family, after the arguments with a cabin crew member over a small issue, was violently removed by the police from a Romanian plane. following an argument.
After the arguments over a handbag, crew members called the police and the family was forcefully taken out of the plane.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, the crew of the plane and police can be seen using force to take the Egyptian family off the plane.
Local media reported that it all started when the wife – who is a Moroccan national – decided to put her handbag on the side of her seat, which was near an emergency exit. The family was going to France from Egypt, and the plane stopped over in Bucharest.
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One of the cabin crew members asked her to move her handbag as it wasn’t supposed to be kept near the emergency exit, according to air safety rules. The wife, on the other hand, reasoned out that the bag had all her travel documents and other important articles.
An argument ensued and the cabin crew called the police, which asked them to leave the plane.
The police used force to get the family removed from the plane. Other travellers recorded the incident. One of the clips shows the wife screaming and her son crying.
The Egyptian and Moroccan embassies in Bucharest said that an investigation is being carried out to find out what triggered the ugly incident.
The family reportedly used another airline to travel to Egypt after being removed from the Romanian plane.