An Egyptian family was violently removed by the police from a Romanian plane following an argument with a cabin crew member.
The family was going to France from Egypt, and the plane stopped over in Bucharest.
In a video that has gone viral on social media and stirred up outrage, the crew of the plane and police can be seen violently taking the Egyptian family off the plane.
According to local media, it all started when the wife, who is a Moroccan national, decided to put her handbag on the side of her seat, which was near an emergency exit.
One of the cabin crew members asked her to move her handbag as it wasn’t supposed be kept near the emergency exit, according to air safety rules.
The wife replied that her bag had all her travel documents and other important articles, eliciting an argument, which made the cabin crew to call the police, which asked them to leave the plane.
The police were then seen, using force to get the family removed from the plane as if they were terrorists.
Other passengers were appaled, and they recorded the incident.
The clip showed the wife of the man screaming, her son cried too over the treatment meted out to his father.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian and Moroccan embassies in Bucharest said that an investigation is on going to find out what triggered the ugly incident.
It is understood that the family used another airline to travel to Egypt after being removed from the Romanian plane.
Watch the video: