Man removed from easyJet flight after passenger felt 'unsafe'

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Man removed from easyJet flight after passenger felt 'unsafe'

A man has launched a complaint against easyjet after he was escorted off a flight, as another passenger said they "didn't feel safe".

Mehary Yemane-Tesfagiorgis was travelling from Rome to London when he was told to leave the plane by the captain, shortly before take off.

Mr Yemane-Tesfagiorgis was then removed by armed police.

He says he's a victim of racial profiling and harrassment and is now seeking legal advice.

An easyJet spokesperson said;

 “Mr Yemane-Tesfagiorgis was questioned by the authorities as a result of another passenger reporting concerns about his behaviour. 

The safety and security of passengers and crew is our highest priority and airlines have to take any security-related concerns seriously.
easyJet rebooked Mr Yemane-Tesfagiorgis on the next flight from Rome to Gatwick after the authorities confirmed they were satisfied he could travel."








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