Monday 24 October 2016

Man terrifies passengers on Easyjet flight after repeatedly screaming 'death is coming'

Amy Molloy

Published 11/09/2016 | 10:46

An easyJet flight. Photo: PA Wire/Press Association Images
An easyJet flight. Photo: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Passengers on board an EasyJet flight to Venice were left terrified after a man started screaming “death is coming,” “Allahu Akbar,” and “today we will die.”

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The man was an illegal immigrant of African origin who was being deported from the UK to Italy. 

The Mail on Sunday reported that he screamed “we will die” 9 times, “death is coming” 17 times and “Allahu Akbar” 29 times.

Allahu Akbar translates as “God is greater” and has been shouted by Islamic extremists before carrying out a terrorist attack.

Passengers feared it to be a terror attack but the man was in handcuffs and guarded by officials of the Home Office – the Government department responsible for immigration and counter-terrorism.

A spokesman for easyJet said: “We acknowledge that on this occasion the situation on board could have been distressing for other passengers and apologise for that.”

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