The hero father-of-three, 35, restrains a lady who claims to have explosives who stripped right down to her underwear and tried to storm the airplane’s cockpit shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ on a Jet2 flight from Cyprus to Manchester
- Phillip O’Brien was a passenger on a Jet2 flight from Lanark to Manchester Airport on Tuesday 9 August.
- An unidentified lady in her 30s allegedly stripped and shouted that her mother and father have been members of ISIS
- Sewer firm boss says lady urged she had explosives on board and held her down
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The hero father-of-three apprehended a lady who stripped right down to her underwear and ran bare on a Manchester-bound airplane earlier than twice making an attempt to burst into the cockpit shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’.
Phillip O’Brien, 35, was a passenger on a Jet2 flight from Lanarkshire, Cyprus to Manchester on Tuesday, August 9, when a lady in her 30s prompted a panic shortly after take-off.
The lady appeared to point she had explosives on board and likewise requested the kids she was with in the event that they have been “able to die”.
She additionally advised terrified passengers and workers that her mother and father have been members of a terrorist group ISIS.
Mr O’Brien, the top of a sewage agency, had six members of his household on board, together with his spouse and three youngsters aged eight to 14.
He mentioned everybody was “on their very own”, however as he watched the scene unfold, he requested workers why nobody was placing her on the ground earlier than stepping as much as assist.
A lady (pictured sporting a muzzle) stripped right down to her underwear and ran throughout Lanarca, Cyprus, onto a Manchester Jet2 airplane bare earlier than making an attempt to storm the cockpit twice on Tuesday morning, shouting “Allahu Akbar”
The lady (pictured sporting a muzzle) allegedly had explosives on board and likewise requested the kids she was with in the event that they have been ‘able to die’. She additionally advised terrified passengers and workers that her mother and father have been members of the ISIS terrorist group
The 35-year-old, who labored as a safety guard as a young person, advised The Mirror: “Every little thing was regular after which shortly after take-off a unadorned lady got here down the aisle and slammed into the cockpit shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’.
“I spoke to the workers and mentioned, ‘Why did not you set her on the ground?’
“They mentioned, ‘We’re not ready.’ I mentioned, ‘Properly, I’m.’
“So when the girl went again into the cockpit, I took over and took her to the bottom, and at that time the pilot made an emergency touchdown in Paris.”
Mr O’Brien mentioned he requested the girl why she was saying such issues and claimed she replied: ‘If I did not, there can be an explosion and everybody would die.’
Helen Petrie, who was on the airplane, advised MailOnline that the girl’s habits had left her daughter frightened.
“I used to be extra nervous about my daughter – she was so scared, she had a large panic assault,” she mentioned.
The 47-year-old mentioned the girl began screaming about ’10 or quarter-hour’ after the airplane took off and her weird antics went on for hours.
She mentioned: ‘It was simply loopy. You have been simply afraid of what he would do whenever you closed your eyes.’
The Mirror experiences that Jet2 confirmed that the flight was diverted to Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport early on Tuesday morning in order that the “disruptive passenger” could possibly be “offloaded”.
A flight was diverted to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport early Tuesday morning so a “disruptive passenger” could possibly be “disembarked” (file photograph)
Footage shared on social media exhibits a chaotic scene with at the very least two French cops showing to arrest or detain a lady sporting a black cap and purple high.
The caption of the clip reads: ‘Jet2 Cirque De Soleil – Loopy lady ran down the aisle, half bare, half p****d alone and handed out.’
Jet2 have been contacted by MailOnline for remark.