Chloe Haines Wiki
Chloe Haines, of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, was restrained by cabin crew and passengers on the flight after it left London Stansted.
An ‘intoxicated’ holidaymaker tried to open the emergency exit door of a packed Jet2 passenger flight in mid-air, a court heard today.
Chloe Haines, 26, of High
Jet2 sent her an £85,000 bill after the incident on June 22 this year, which saw two RAF jets scrambled to escort the plane back to Stansted.
Chloe Haines Age
She is 26 years old.
Haines allegedly scratched cabin crew member Charley Coombe
Haines allegedly scratched the cabin crew member Charley Coombe, heard the Chelmsford Magistrates Court this morning. Two typhoon fighters were rushed to intercept the Airbus 321 bound for Dalaman in Turkey to guide him back to Stansted, where Haines was arrested. She was later charged with assault by beatings and a reckless or negligent act in a way that could endanger aircraft or people in an aircraft. Haines appeared behind the reinforced glass of the dock in room two this morning but did not declare.
She spoke only to confirm her name, age and address in the brief audience and seemed to hold back tears.
Haines was said to have been restrained by both crew and passengers on the flight in June
Haines, pictured (right) outside the court today, was charged with assault by beating and a reckless or negligent act in a manner likely to endanger aircraft or people in an aircraft
Katharine Houghton, prosecuting, told the court that the matter was too serious to be heard today and must go to the crown court. The lawyer said Haines got up shortly after takeoff and threatened the cabin crew.
Haines was arrested by Essex Police
The Typhoon fighter aircraft caused sonic booms as they flew to meet the plane and escorted it back to Stansted.
District Judge Timothy King granted Haines bail on the condition she must not enter any UK airport and sent the case to crown court where she will enter a plea.
He said: ‘This matter is too serious to be treated in this court. “All matters will be dealt with at Chelmsford Crown Court, his next appearance will be four weeks today, on December 18 at Chelmsford Crown Court.” Jet2 said in a statement after the incident that Haines had been hit with a bill of £ 85,000 and a lifelong ban on the airline. Speaking in July, Steve Heapy, executive director of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “As a family-friendly airline, we adopt an absolutely zero tolerance approach to disruptive behavior.”