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It’s a Stitch up : The real reason behind a knitting air rage incident

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18th Century french knitters: Watching the guillotines while they wait for airplanes to be invented.

Dahlings, what is up with the air rage these days. It is like a script to a bad horror movie where normal passive passengers go mad over the slightest things.

Hitting the chatternet was the story of a third flight diverted after a cat fight over reclining seat. From the WaPo story:

The unhappy passenger [..]had been trying to sleep with her head on the tray table [..]. “This woman sitting next to me, knitting, tried reclining her seat back, the woman behind her started screaming and swearing,” Klipin said. “The flight attendant came over and that exacerbated what was going on.”

The angry passenger, Klipin said, “demanded the flight land.”

According to ABC News, the passenger “said something to the effect of, ‘I don’t care about the consequences. Put this plane down now.’”

Amy Fine, 32, of Boca Raton, Fla., “was escorted off the plane, interviewed, then released,” according to WJXT, which cited the Jacksonville Aviation Authority police report. “Fine said she was hit on the head with the seat in front of her reclined, and they ‘did have words,’ but claims she was not disruptive,”[..]

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