Slog

Slog Music

Music, Nightlife,
and Drinks

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Lunchtime Quickie: Drunk of the Week: That Guy On Icelandair

Posted by on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:15 PM

You've seen the photos. Now watch the video. I'm not sure how I feel about an airline employee having the right to duct tape me into my seat—but I guess it was necessary for this man?

 

Comments (5) RSS

Oldest First Unregistered On Registered On Add a comment
1
Um, you "guess" it was necessary? What it would take to make it clearly necessary?
Posted by NotYourStrawMan on January 9, 2013 at 1:03 PM · Report this
Dougsf 2
@1 - "hitting, screaming and spitting at other passengers, while yelling profanities,"
http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/04/travel/ice…
That'll do it. (interesting to note that this is exactly why they carry duct tape on board. Huh.)

For all those nervous flyers out there wondering if a loony can get an emergency exit door open while the plane is in flight, the answer is "no."

Posted by Dougsf on January 9, 2013 at 1:20 PM · Report this
3
Beats being suffocated to death by freaked out fellow passengers, which has happened under similar circumstances.
Posted by Westside forever on January 9, 2013 at 1:23 PM · Report this
SRJ 4
Airline employee here, and you can rest easy. We're allowed to tape you up like, well, a duct, but we aren't supposed to attach you to a seat (presumably in case of an emergency evacuation, wherein I guess we would roll your taped-up ass to a door and give you a shove). Also, this kind of out behavior is, in my observation, caused not so much by alcohol alone, but by the hilarious combination of alcohol and Ambien, which, as I have told passengers for years, "...is how you end up on YouTube."
Posted by SRJ on January 9, 2013 at 1:38 PM · Report this
ScandalMgr 5
#4 FTW
Posted by ScandalMgr on January 9, 2013 at 4:25 PM · Report this

Add a comment

Commenting on this item is available only to registered commenters.
Advertisement

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC
1535 11th Ave (Third Floor), Seattle, WA 98122
Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy