A MIGRANT being deported to Venice from the UK aboard an Easyjet flight terrified passengers by screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’ throughout the journey despite being guarded by Home Office agents.
With screaming children and the man also shouting ‘we are all going to die’, passengers were naturally concerned that the handcuffed migrant was a terrorist and little help was offered by the budget airline or the Home Office guards who did nothing to explain the situation.
Tape has now been released of the incident, which took place on a Gatwick to Venice flight on August 23. The man was being deported in accordance with EU rules which state that refugees must claim asylum in the first EU country they reach, in this case Austria.
While the man’s behaviour is to be expected as he was forcibly flown back to an unknown fate, it is unclear when or why the Home Office has seemingly begun flying failed asylum seekers to different destinations aboard commercial budget airline flights, a strategy that will surely see more incidents of this kind unfold.