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Flight Crew Calls Police Due To 2 Unruly Children On Skywest Plane From Long Beach
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Posted on 03/30/2012 8:33:51 AM PDT by traumer

LONG BEACH (CBS) — A Skywest crew radioed authorities Tuesday when two children refused to fasten their seat belts on a flight from Long Beach to Portland, Ore.

Officers with the Port of Portland Police Department were called to meet the Skywest-operated Alaska Airlines plane when it landed at Portland International Airport at 7:20 p.m., Alaska spokeswoman Marianne Lindsey told CBS2.

“During the flight, the children became disruptive and wouldn’t stay in their seats and wouldn’t fasten their seat belts, which is against federal regulations,” she said in a statement.

It was unknown if they were seated at the time of the landing.

(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: alaska; alaskaairlines

1 posted on 03/30/2012 8:33:54 AM PDT by traumer
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2 posted on 03/30/2012 8:36:49 AM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

And the parents were where during the time all of this was happening?


3 posted on 03/30/2012 8:42:13 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: traumer

Nineteenth-century Ritalin.

4 posted on 03/30/2012 8:43:39 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: traumer

Aileron Roll ...


5 posted on 03/30/2012 8:44:09 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Grams A

Seems family was ALL there....further in article says AK Air talked with parents about need to fasten seat belts.....someone should tell them they won’t need to book with Ak AIR again....I’m sure others would have taken the seats! That a parent would allow a child to run around an airplane during flight tells me....they are Democrats!


6 posted on 03/30/2012 9:01:20 AM PDT by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: Grams A
Probably New Age hippies who didn't believe in disciplining their "free spirits."

We had one as a house guest once-- single mom, bratty 5 year old who had climbed on the toilet, to the bathroom sink, gotten into the medicine cabinet and spilled a bottle of my pills all over. The mom got irate with me for questioning her little girl about whether she'd taken any or not.

No concern whatsoever that her little girl might have ingested something which could do her real harm. Even less that her host had their medicine cabinet pilfered and spilled. Just unmitigated fury that somebody dared to question her little brat.

7 posted on 03/30/2012 9:06:06 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: goodnesswins

As a fellow paying passenger - I couldn’t possibly agree more!

If the airlines thinks that unruly children with parents who lack the self-discipline to actually be parents, are the customers Alaska wants and needs to run an airlines; that’s fine.

I’ll fly someone else. Pity, because Alaska is usually my favorite airlines.


8 posted on 03/30/2012 9:06:44 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: traumer

“Following this, an Alaska Airlines supervisor meet with the family (of four), talked with them about the need to comply with Federal Air Regulations that the children must be in their seats and remain buckled when asked,” Lindsey added. “Our supervisor then personally escorted the family to the gate for their connecting flight Alaska Airlines Flight 2056 from Portland to Seattle which departed at 8:30 p.m.”

Golly, the red carpet treatment.

Instead, police should have boarded the plane and hauled off the parents in handcuffs.

That would be after the flight crew, with assistance as needed, from assorted burly male passengers, restrained the brats until the plane was safely on the ground.


9 posted on 03/30/2012 9:07:50 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

That will leave incriminating marks.Try a sock full of wet sand instead.


10 posted on 03/30/2012 9:30:42 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: traumer

Two words: Duct tape. For the brats AND their parents.


11 posted on 03/30/2012 9:55:01 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (Newt's not a perfect candidate but Jesus isn't running this year. - shoff)
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To: traumer

Early in my marriage we had some college friends for dinner with their two kids (2&4yo). Before they arrived we were told to put away anything breakable. I was still shocked when their kids were allowed to walk on my new coffee table (and generally wreak havoc) without any attempt to control them. I told my wife that is the last time they would be over. Later on they wrote a parenting book. LMAO.


12 posted on 03/30/2012 9:56:14 AM PDT by pajama pundit
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

I always loved the South Park episode when all of the kids were hopped up on Ritalin. The “remedy” was a guy giving the kids a good whack and then screaming, “Now sit down and shut up!” Seems rather effective to me.


13 posted on 03/30/2012 9:59:48 AM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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14 posted on 03/30/2012 10:02:23 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Vigilanteman

I assume your very rude guest isn’t getting another invite to your home.


15 posted on 03/30/2012 10:03:41 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: VA_Gentleman

I could be wrong, but my understanding was that Ritalin is supposed to calm them down and help them focus.


16 posted on 03/30/2012 10:04:19 AM PDT by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: Moonman62

LOL!


17 posted on 03/30/2012 10:04:28 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Drawsing

You’re correct. In the episode they were using the “sit down, shut up” method as a means to ween the kids off of Ritalin.


18 posted on 03/30/2012 10:22:07 AM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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To: traumer
“Our supervisor then personally escorted the family to the gate for their connecting flight Alaska Airlines Flight 2056 from Portland to Seattle which departed at 8:30 p.m.”

Wrong move. Start taking witness statements from passengers while still in flight and the kids are running around. Upon landing, have them escorted out by the police before anyone else. Threaten to press charges. Then have the cops escort them out of the airport. No way would they be allowed back on a plane.

19 posted on 03/30/2012 10:23:15 AM PDT by bgill
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To: ArrogantBustard
Aileron Roll ...

Yeehaww, watch 'em tumble!

20 posted on 03/30/2012 10:26:13 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Vigilanteman
We had just moved into our newly remodeled home and invited old friends to celebrate. Their kids proceeded to destroy it in one weekend. One found the living room carpet seam and pulled two threads out the full length. Another took a knife to his already chopped bbq and cut through his paper plate, through the table cloth and into my grandmother's antique dining table, another carved into the bedroom wall and they all, adults included, slammed the fridge door into the wall damaging the wall and the fridge door. The kids, 3 to 9, screamed the whole time. The parents just laughed. I was VERY nice about it all until it came to the dining table when I nearly lost it. The parents got mad at me for correcting the little monsters. The father acted more childish than the kids and the mother berated me as they were leaving. They have never been back and we haven't spoken since.
21 posted on 03/30/2012 10:51:43 AM PDT by bgill
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To: samtheman; bgill

Yes, the one episode wore out her welcome. We were trying to help out a person and her kids whom we felt genuinely needed help. We also got a quick education in why she had worn out her welcome elsewhere.


22 posted on 03/30/2012 10:56:09 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Moonman62

Great pic. Very similar to the way people in the dark ages raised their kids. They hung them on the walls until they were old enough to walk and left them there all day, letting them potty in their clothes and only changing them once a day. At least that is what I have read about it.


23 posted on 03/30/2012 11:56:28 AM PDT by calex59
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...people in the dark ages raised their kids...

Sounds pretty enlightened to me...

Regards,
GtG

24 posted on 03/30/2012 12:17:00 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: calex59
From Wiki:
Originally the term characterized the bulk of the Middle Ages, or roughly the 6th to 13th centuries, as a period of intellectual darkness between the extinguishing of the "light of Rome" after the end of Late Antiquity, and the rise of the Italian Renaissance in the 14th century. This definition is still found in popular usage, but increased recognition of the accomplishments of the Middle Ages since the 19th century has led to the label being restricted in application. Since the 20th century, it is frequently applied only to the earlier part of the era, the Early Middle Ages (c. 5th–10th century). However, many modern scholars who study the era tend to avoid the term altogether for its negative connotations, finding it misleading and inaccurate for any part of the Middle Ages.

25 posted on 03/30/2012 12:27:36 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62

I was going to use the term middle ages but most people understand what “dark ages” refers to. Since my comment was actually how babies were treated during that time, and not about the correct usage of the name, I think you are a little over the top sending me a lecture on the correct terminology for the “dark ages”.


26 posted on 03/30/2012 2:08:47 PM PDT by calex59
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To: traumer

Meh...I just avoid bringing my kids onto planes...especially since they have become more impersonal overall. We can’t afford to take flights anywhere anyways. Car rides are way more fun!


27 posted on 03/30/2012 2:13:06 PM PDT by Catholickerry
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To: calex59
I was going to use the term middle ages but most people understand what “dark ages” refers to.

Most people understand the incorrect usage of the term with the bad connotation. I sent the correction to benefit all of mankind, not as a lecture to you.

28 posted on 03/30/2012 2:35:56 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62
Most people understand the incorrect usage of the term with the bad connotation. I sent the correction to benefit all of mankind, not as a lecture to you.

Well Pardon me, I didn't realize that all mankind had access to your FReeper comments. Must be nice to have such a large audience. You might want to consider getting some help for that megalomania, it could develop into something serious.

29 posted on 03/30/2012 4:06:50 PM PDT by calex59
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To: pajama pundit

When all my kids were young, my girlfriend/neighbor had a rule, when my kids were in her house, she was the boss, and when her kids were in my house I was the boss....Worked out great as each set of parents may have different rules for their kids in the house...


30 posted on 03/30/2012 4:43:52 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: calex59
humor
1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness: could not see the humor of the situation.

2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement: a writer skilled at crafting humor.

3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd.


31 posted on 03/30/2012 5:39:36 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62

(swiped ! ;-)


32 posted on 03/30/2012 5:52:06 PM PDT by tomkat ( FU baraq !)
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To: traumer
Just you wait til your father gets home ! !
33 posted on 03/30/2012 5:54:04 PM PDT by tomkat ( FU baraq !)
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