Color bravery package day!A British passenger has been accused of raping a woman in first class on United Airlines

2022-05-15 0 By

Color bravery package day!Last week, a man was arrested for allegedly raping a woman on a flight to the United Kingdom.The man has been released but investigations are ongoing.The United Airlines flight took off from Newark International Airport in New Jersey on January 30 and arrived at London’s Heathrow airport the next day.The male passenger was a 40-year-old British national and the victim was a 40-year-old British woman.The man is alleged to have forced the victim to have sex with him while other passengers slept.The latter informed the flight crew, prompting them to call law enforcement immediately.United also confirmed that the crew “called local authorities as soon as they became aware of the allegations.”After landing, police boarded the plane and arrested the male passenger on suspicion of rape. He was taken to Heathrow Police station for a mug shot and DNA collection.It is understood the two British passengers did not know each other and were sitting in different seats in first class.However, an unnamed source told Britain’s Sun newspaper that the two passengers had been drinking together in the departure lounge earlier.Police at Heathrow Airport were alerted to an “incident on an incoming flight” at 6.39am local time on January 31, London’s Metropolitan Police said on Tuesday.”Officers boarded the aircraft upon arrival and arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of rape,” the airport police said in a statement.He has been released and is under investigation.The complainant, a 40-year-old woman, is being supported by professionals and an investigation is ongoing.”