Angry plane passenger sets luggage on fire after canceled flight

06:49 PM November 20, 2018
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A Pakistani passenger set fire to his own luggage after his flight was delayed and later canceled.

The incident occurred on Nov. 15 at the Islamabad International Airport (IIA). Flight PK-607 bound for Gilgit, Pakistan, which the man was supposed to be on, was initially delayed due to technical issues, then canceled for bad weather, reports Dawn.


After the flight was canceled, the upset passengers began chanting slogans against the airline. One of the passengers took his expression of anger to the extreme by setting fire to his own belongings.

Footage of the angry passenger made its way to Facebook.


Islamabad airport protest

Islamabad airport protest

Posted by Updates on Thursday, November 15, 2018

On their end, the Pakistan International Airlines assured the passengers that a special flight would be made for them the following day on Nov. 16. The stranded passengers were also moved to hotels for the night.  Alfred Bayle /ra


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