A woman singing Whitney Houston’s iconic song, ‘I Will Always Love You’ was kicked off an American Airlines flight last Thursday.
The American Airlines flight departed Los Angeles International Airport at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. It was headed to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The pilot was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Kansas City at 6:06 p.m. after the woman refused to stop singing Whitney Houston songs.
“The woman was being disruptive and was removed from the plane for interfering with the flight crew,” said Kansas City International Airport spokesman Joe McBride. “There was a federal air marshal on the aircraft, who subdued the woman and put her in cuffs and removed her from the plane.”
After being released from custody, the woman was reportedly refused by American Airlines and had to make alternative travel arrangements to reach her final destination.
According to the spokesman, the passenger blamed her behavior on diabetes.
“The plane was refueled and continued to JFK – landing with less than an hour delay,” said an American Airlines spokesman.
The American Airlines plane resumed flight from KCI at 7:11 p.m.
People spoke out with comments on Daily Mail about how they might have handled the situation or how it was done wrong. Derek says, “Released without charge. Why? Also she should be made to pay the airline costs of having to land and remove her.”
Meanwhile, an anonymous person says, “I hate travelling.. People are so annoying and crazy.”
Marie thinks American Airlines overreacted, “What a complete over-reaction! This woman was just singing and not harming anyone. She should have been sat away from passengers and politely asked to stop singing as it was irritating her fellow-passengers. And she would have probably stopped, so therefore no problem, and the flight would have carried on to NY. It must have been way more irritating for the passengers to have been diverted and delayed than to have had to endure her singing! …… just curious if easyjet, ryan air etc.. would have done the same thing, as I have been on some noisy flights… but not diverted. Lots of people making a noisy racket… and not some lone woman singing.”
While Marc makes a point with, “Apparently her singing could have caused the plane to crash. No other reason in my mind why the pilot should have diverted. Lets just hope nobody ever carries a baby on a long-haul plane journey, diversions every time it wants feeding.”
Woman kicked off plane for singing whitney houston song – ‘I will always love you’
An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing and kick a woman off the plane after she refused to stop singing Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’.
Bad Singing Gets Woman Kicked Off Plane
Bad singing gets a woman kicked off of a plane. A woman reportedly belted out several not-so-fabulous renditions of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” before finally being removed from an American Airlines flight.
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