Families on British Airways flight 'disgusted' after couple 'engage in sex act'

The encounter was caught on camera
The encounter was caught on camera -Credit:SWNS

Families on board a British Airline flight were left disgusted after witnessing other passengers "engaging in a sex act".

The incident is reported to have taken place on a London Heathrow to Dublin journey on Tuesday during the one-hour trip. Footage appears to capture a woman "vigorously" caressing a man’s groin as horrified onlookers struggle to hide their shock.

The couple are said to have been "constantly at it" for 20 minutes.

Farrah, 26, who was on the flight with her mum and her 32-year-old brother said: “I was turning to look at my brother every time I was speaking, and then I saw a lot of sort of vigorous movement in the other seats on the other side. It was very blatant. She was constantly - for 15 to 20 minutes of the flight - just constantly at it with the guy.

"They just carried on, which was shocking because there were children on the plane. There was a child running up and down who could have seen that. When they got told to put their seat belts on, it was very obvious that he was zipping himself back up and putting everything back in. It was just disgusting to be honest."

A couple appeared to engage in a sex act on a British Airways plane
A couple appeared to engage in a sex act on a British Airways plane -Credit:SWNS

Young children were also travelling on the delayed BA832 flight from Heathrow, which left at 7.28am. British Airways says staff were not alerted to any issues onboard but, had they been, "appropriate steps" would have been taken to address it.

But Farrah, who is from west London, filmed the encounter after she spotted the pair becoming amorous on the cramped Airbus A320 plane not long after take-off. The male passenger had draped a scarf over his lap, Farrah continued.

She said: "They covered themselves with a scarf, but it was quite obvious, as an adult, what they were doing... We had about 38 minutes of the flight time left when I noticed it. It was quite embarrassing for me to be sat with my brother and having to witness that.

"It was one of the smaller planes, making it a lot closer than the bigger planes. You had kids running up and down the aisles, they were between four and eight years old.

"A couple of them looked like five or six, and then maybe there were a couple that looked like they were eight or nine. At that age, when they’re running past, they are going to look at something like that."

A spokesperson from British Airways said: "Our cabin crew colleagues were not alerted to any issue on board. Had they been informed, they would have taken the appropriate steps to address it."

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