Southwest Airlines idly allows a man to commit suicide (VIDEO)

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    Southwest Airlines idly allows a man to commit suicide According to NBC, a Southwest Airlines passenger from Wisconsin was aboard a Southwest flight bound for Milwaukee from New Orleans when she received a text message from her husband saying that he was about to commit suicide. 2007 at McCarran International Airport, Boeing 737 of Southwest Airlines at McCarran International Airport, Files from BriYYZ Flickr stream Shortly after Karen Momsen-Evers, the wife, boarded the plane she received the text message from her husband, she then attempted to phone her husband to try to intervene. However, when she tried to call her husband, a Southwest flight attendant stopped her by “slapp[ing] the phone down and [saying], ‘You need to go on airplane mode now.’” When Momsen-Evers tried to explain the situation to the flight attendant she quoted FAA regulations for her decision to not allow the call to go forward. Once Momsen-Evers landed in Milwaukee she was informed that her husband had died from committing suicide. According to a statement released by Southwest, “flight attendants are trained to notify the captain if there is an emergency that poses a hazard to the aircraft or to the passengers on-board,” it continued on to [...]
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