Flight attendant fired after being filmed ‘necking’ Jack Daniels on flight

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A flight attendant was arrested and sacked final week after being filmed by passengers “necking” alcohol on a flight.

A passenger on the flight from Rzeszow, Poland to London Stansted informed The Solar that he had filmed the worker ingesting wine and whisky on a Ryanair flight.

Ryanair says the flight was being operated by its sister firm, Lauda Europe. Representatives of the airline confirmed that the incident had occured on 18 Could, and that the worker in query had been fired.

The passenger says the male flight attendant drank a miniature bottle of wine and a shot of Jack Daniels from the aircraft’s drinks trolley.

The particular person, who requested to not be named, informed The Solar: “I don’t know what he was pondering.

“I requested for a drink and when he came to visit he mentioned to me, ‘Shush, don’t inform anybody however I’ll have one, too’.”

The passenger continues: “Then he began necking a shot of whiskey. He additionally had a 187ml bottle of rosé.

“He sounded drunk and seemed like he had been ingesting for longer than simply on the flight.

“I requested to talk to the captain and he was livid.”

Video taken by the passenger reveals a male flight attendant showing to drink minatures from the plane trolley. He could be heard saying: “Don’t make it apparent”.

The worker is sporting a Ryanair lanyard in addition to a purple striped tie (male workers on Ryanair flights put on a yellow tie).

Lauda Airways is a Maltese low-cost airline owned by Ryanair Group.

Guidelines for each Ryanair and Lauda Europe dictate that staff could not eat alcohol for eight hours earlier than a flight, in addition to in the course of the flight.

A Ryanair spokesperson informed The Unbiased: “Lauda Europe coverage, according to European Aviation Security Company regulation, prohibits the consumption of alcohol by cabin or flight crew from eight hours previous to a flight responsibility till after the responsibility is full.

“Lauda Europe has investigated a reported particular person cabin crew breach of this strict coverage on a flight from Rzeszow to Stansted (18 Could). The cabin crew member in query not operates for Lauda Europe.”

Essex Police mentioned {that a} 26-year-old man, named as Sam Thompson, had been charged with “performing an aviation operate, particularly being a member of cabin of an plane throughout flight, when their means to take action was impaired due to drink”.

Mr Thompson is about to look at Chelmsford magistrates’ courtroom on 8 June.

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