A British Airways crew member was reportedly arrested on suspicion of raping one of many airline’s feminine flight attendants throughout a layover in Singapore.
The male worker, who was not recognized, is at present believed to be in police custody, in line with sources for the Daily Mail, which first reported the information.
British Airways has since confirmed that the corporate is “cooperating with the police investigation and are providing our full help to our cabin crew” in an emailed assertion obtained by Fox News.
The airline declined additional remark “as it’s a dwell investigation.”
The incident allegedly happened throughout an off-duty celebration after the British Airways crew landed in Singapore after touring from London’s Heathrow Airport, the Daily Mail reviews. The flight attendant — believed to be the flight’s senior flight attendant — was moved to a separate resort aside from the one usually utilized by British Airways crew after reporting the incident.
She, together with the male crew member, didn’t proceed on the second leg of the crew’s journey to Sydney.
A supply for British Airways added to the Daily Mail that the airline despatched a “substitute crew” to Singapore to employees the flight, and a supervisor to “handle the disaster.”
The alleged incident follows information of a feminine American Airlines passenger who not too long ago filed a lawsuit in opposition to the service over their response to her alleged rape aboard a June 2017 flight. The lady, Aubrey Lane, claimed the airline didn’t detain the alleged rapist. Lane had additionally turned down $5,000 from American, stating that she was ready for “some type of human response.”
Alaska Airlines, too, was not too long ago sued by a feminine First Officer Betty Pina, who claims a male pilot drugged and raped her throughout off-hours at a Minneapolis resort. An Alaska Airlines consultant advised Fox News that the pilot was grounded after the airline discovered of the incident.