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After landing at Heathrow, an overweight British Airways First Class passenger was stuck in his seat for 3 hours

The incident occurred on a British Airways flight BA74 when it had arrived at London Heathrow airport, involving an overweight passenger seated in first class. The Boeing 777-300 aircraft had landed a few minutes behind schedule. After the 6.5-hour flight from Nigeria, the man found himself unable to get up from his seat, which was the spacious and luxurious First Class suite, where you get served gourmet food and champagne.

An engineering note seen by The Sun said: “A volumetric passenger is stuck in seat 1A. The plan is to remove the suite door and use a hoist to eject [him] from the seat.”

Despite the efforts of the flight crew, they were unable to assist the passenger in freeing himself from the seat. Emergency services were then called, and they had to remove a cabin door to extricate the passenger using a hoist. The situation was undoubtedly mortifying for the obese passenger, particularly considering the high-end seat he was occupying.

A lot of passengers, watched the incident unfold, while the crew did their best to keep the situation under control. It was clear that people felt sympathy for the passenger, given the embarrassing circumstances.

The First Class suite on this aircraft is designed with a double sliding door for enhanced privacy, similar to the seats found on British Airways’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet.

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