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Five British men convicted over fight on KLM plane to Amsterdam

5 British males have been given suspended jail sentences for combating on a flight from Manchester to Amsterdam.

They had been concerned in a brawl between two teams of British passengers on a KLM flight on 5 Might.

A number of folks — together with the pilot of the Dutch flight — had been injured within the incident.

Two males allegedly “made racist remarks to a different group of 4 males” on the aircraft earlier than a battle broke out upon arrival at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport.

“The opposite passengers should have felt very anxious, they had been nonetheless sitting of their seats and couldn’t get off the aircraft,” the Dutch court docket in Haarlem mentioned.

4 males obtained suspended sentences and fines of €1,000 every, whereas a fifth obtained a two-week suspended sentence and a €500 effective. A sixth man was acquitted for lack of proof.

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