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Tuesday 6 December 2016

Passengers say cabin crew's reaction to Moss's behaviour was 'out of proportion'

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Kate Moss

Passengers who witnessed Kate Moss being removed from an easyJet flight have said the crew overreacted.

The supermodel was escorted off the flight from Turkey to London by police after reports that she was being "disruptive".

Moss (41) was travelling from Bodrum on Sunday, where she had been attending celebrations for her friend Sadie Frost's 50th birthday. Despite being met by police, Moss was not arrested and no charges were pressed.

However, her fellow passengers have since said that the crew's reaction was "disproportionate".

"I think easyJet must have seen a lot worse. You would have thought to have the police called for a passenger's disruptive behaviour, you would see someone running up and down, or shouting, or endangering the plane, but there was none of that at all," a passenger said.

Unnecessary

"It was very unnecessary to call the police, it does cost money which could be spent catching criminals."

Meanwhile, another passenger confirmed that the supermodel poured her own vodka from her cabin luggage after crew refused to serve her.

She then reportedly became unruly which prompted the pilot to radio ahead for police to meet the flight.

As she left the plane she was heard deriding the pilot.

"She called the pilot a b***h as police led her off the plane," a passenger claimed.

"But she was not aggressive to anyone and was funny really. The crew were acting out of proportion."

Another passenger said that at no point was Moss asked to be quiet and confirmed that she wasn't putting the plane in "jeopardy".

"You would not have known she was there. There was no shouting, no bawdiness that even caused her friends to intervene," they said.

"There certainly wasn't anything evident that was either putting the plane in jeopardy or creating a problem."

Bedfordshire police said no arrests were made.

Disruptive

"We were called to assist staff in escorting a passenger from a flight arriving into Luton airport.

"The passenger had been reported as being disruptive on the flight. Officers attended and escorted the passenger from the plane," a spokesman said.

EasyJet would only confirm that police met flight EZY2232 from Bodrum to London Luton "due to the behaviour of a passenger on board".

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