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Couple on Heathrow flight separated after enormous row

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A couple had to be separated on a British Airways flight from Los Angeles to Heathrow following an explosive row.

The couple reportedly then turned their aggression towards crew before staff decided to alert the pilot.

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Cockpit crew then radioed ahead to the UK and armed police met the plane at Heathrow's Terminal 5. All passengers except the couple were removed from a rear exit.

A source told The Sun: "The couple were returning from holiday and were tanked up.

"They began screaming at each other and things very quickly got out of hand. It was a blazing row. It was terrifying for all other passengers and crew to endure this obscene behaviour."

Some reports claim the pair had to be restrained, however a spokesperson for BA denied the claim.

The Metro reports that a British Airways statement read: "The welfare of our customers and crew is always our priority. Police were called to meet the aircraft following a dispute between two customers."

Speaking to the MailOnline, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 7.43pm to Terminal Five, Heathrow Airport following a report of a disturbance during a flight.

"Officers met the British Airways flight which had come from Los Angeles and landed at 10.10am. Two passengers were spoken to by officers. No arrests were made."

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