Gatwick emergency landing after on-board fight: Teesside pair held

Posted: May 19, 2012 in Airlines, Europe, Gatwick
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[Gazettelive.co.uk] A holiday jet had to make an emergency landing after an alleged mid-air punch-up involving a Teesside man.

The Alicante bound plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport where a Teesside man and woman were taken off the plane and arrested.

The Alicante bound plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport where a Teesside man and woman were taken off the plane and arrested. Photo: Wikipedia

The holiday mood soon turned sour after a row broke out on board an easyJet flight, shortly after it had taken off from Newcastle.

Due to the incident, the plane, which was bound for Alicante in Spain had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport, on the outskirts of London, where a Teesside man and woman were taken off the plane and arrested.

The flight on Tuesday evening continued without them, arriving at its destination in the Costa Brava over two-and-a-half hours late.

Ross Jameson, 23, a fire service employee of Lawson Close, South Bank, Middlesbrough has been charged with acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft.

Jordan Summersgill, 19, unemployed, of Fawcett Avenue, Stainton, Middlesbrough, has been charged with being drunk on an aircraft.

Both have been bailed and will appear at Mid-Sussex Magistrates’ Court later this month…….

Read the full story at Gazettelive.co.uk……


By Naomi Corrigan, Evening Gazette
May 19th, 2012


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