Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum Banned from Flying Tried to Board Another Flight

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum Banned from Flying Tried to Board Another Flight

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A MUM suspended from flying after punching a pilot in the face at Manchester Airport was arrested again just two days later - for trying to board another plane.

Nicola Nyamanhin, 30, was on bail after admitting the assault of an EASYJET captain on a Paphos flight at Trafford magistrates court on May 12.

Her bail conditions ahead of sentence included surrendering her passport and not buying any travel documents.

But just two days later, she again tried to board a flight to Cyprus -this time at Birmingham Airport - because she felt she 'needed a break', a court heard.

Manchester magistrates heard how Nyamanhin was first arrested on May 11 after boarding flight EZY1973 to Paphos.

Prosecuting, Gareth Hughes said cabin crew noticed she gave the 'impression of someone under the influence of drink or drugs' and after it was explained she was not fit to fly, she 'lashed out and struck the captain in the face', hurting his mouth and nose. …

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