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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21763
Last updated: 3 September 2020
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Date:16-JUL-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-35EER
Owner/operator:First Choice Airways
Registration: G-DBLA
C/n / msn: 26063/434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 268
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Bermuda International Airport (BDA/TXKF), Hamilton -   Bermuda
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Gatwick Airport (EGLL), London, UK
Destination airport:Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport (VRA/MUVR), Varadero, Cuba
Narrative:
The Boeing 767 made a precautionary landing at Bermuda after a drunken passenger tried to open the door when the aircraft was en route over the Atlantic.
Police boarded the First Choice Boeing 767-300 at Bermuda airport and led the man away after he had been abusive to other passengers and cabin crew.

Sources:

http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2008/07/passageiro-bbado-provoca-pouso-de.html
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/textbased/news/article-1035853/Plane-carrying-British-tourists-forced-land-drunken-passenger-tries-open-door.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1035853/British-holiday-jet-emergency-landing-drunk-passenger-tried-open-door-50-000ft.html


Images:

Photo of G-DBLA courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - International (EGPF / GLA)
29 August 2010; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2008 10:32 jorgetadeu7 Added
17-Jul-2008 10:35 harro Updated
18-Jul-2008 07:25 harro Updated

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