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08/04/2014 10:12 am ET Updated Aug 04, 2014

Are More People Getting Drunk On Planes?

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In one of the more bizarre stories to make the news this week, a flight to Edinburgh was forced to make a diversion after a drunk passenger attacked cabin crew with her prosthetic leg.

While this incident had a particularly surreal twist – the 48-year-old woman demanded “cigarettes and a parachute” before advancing on staff with her improvised weapon – intoxicated passengers are not an uncommon occurrence in the skies.

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