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Man goes ballistic after missing flight

February 25, 2013, 3:15 pmYahoo!7

The moment a traveller went ballistic at airline staff, smashed a computer and tried to break through the glass door has been caught on CCTV footage.

Man goes ballistic after missing flight
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The moment a traveller went ballistic at airline staff, smashed a computer and tried to break through the glass door has been caught on CCTV footage.

According to china.org.cn, a member of China’s government advisory board CPPCC bought a plane ticket at Kunmings Changshui International Airport and then enjoyed a leisurely breakfast with his wife.

They missed the boarding call and when he was told he was too late to board at the gate, he ignored staff and tried to open the door to the tarmac.

Fuming when it wouldn’t open, the man – identified as Yan Linkun – grabs a computer keyboard at the boarding gate desk and gesticulates aggressively at an airline staff member.

He then takes his fury out on the keyboard, smashing it on the floor and doing the same to a phone.

Next to suffer at his hands is the boarding gate sign. Linkun grabs it and repeatedly attempts to smash the door open with it, before just smashing the sign into pieces.

A crowd forms and security staff hover nearby but fail to intervene.

And the grand finale? Linkun yells something to the crowd (if only the footage had sound) and his wife rips up her ticket.

Watch the CCTV footage here:

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11 Comments

  1. Tommy03:29pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Hope he missed his next flight also. Where is the security guard in this clip. They must be as weak as #$%$ to not do anything. I just hope he tried something like that here in Australia. Its the ME first attitude.

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  2. Bill02:07pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    and to think that China will be a suprer power, how scary is that!!!!!!

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  3. Ashley10:34pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    I have lived in China and seen the mentality held by some government officials and second generation rich Chinese kids. In most circumstances these people act like spoiled children who are not getting what they want.

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  4. robert08:24pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Pushing in is the most annoying trait of the Chinese,it is an accepted rudeness there, and i have trown more than one person out of a line that tried it on me.banks,railway or airport lines ATMs, turn your back for 1 second and you'll have a queue jumper in front of you.

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  5. robert07:58pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    This is one of the rule makers telling them the rules don't apply to him,believe me the BS at Chinese domestic and international airports is mind boggling, 3 or 4 gates to get on a domestic flight, and you have to jump through hoops at every one,luggage must go through scanners all hand baggage is xrayed and a physical pat down including the crotch by a female security woman.All Chinese look for the short cuts,and the authorities seal them up just as quick.It is a beauracratic nightmare,and papers and reciepts must be kept for every transaction.It is a horror.

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  6. Shepherd07:46pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    From 2007 to 2011 I was on the other side of the gate, in an aircraft cockpit. Once, I saw a riot at a Shanghai Hongqiao Airport gate, because the aircraft parked next to mine was late arriving/departing. The unruly and rude Chinese stormed the gate for my aircraft and tried to board my aircraft. It caused a two hours delay for my flight. Typically, it is one or two instigators trying to whip up a frenzy. Airport Police stand by, looking on, picking their noses and scratching their bums. Do nothing. If it happened in the West, that moron would be in jail. They think the world revolves around them.

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  7. Illegal Immigrant07:38pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Why didn't security intervene?? Maybe a is a high ranking official of the party and all are afraid of reprisals. Come to good ole Oz mate and we will kiss your #$%$ Seems to be the trend under Gillard and the Green garbage.

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  8. Noreligion07:33pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    in china and other communist countries , officials is the father of people , they can do what ever they want and no one can touch them ..... imaging living in such countries .... i wonder why each year 150000 wealthy educated chinese migrated to other country to live

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  9. Antoniko07:25pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Chinese culture!!! They always have bad behaviour and bad manner and don't respect rules, they make the rules without thinking in others around. Thats my point of view with many chinese customers in my workplace.

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  10. Anthony P07:02pm Monday 25th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    To me it is business as usual there.

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