Drunk Woman Tells French Airport Security 'Putin Will Kill You'

An inebriated woman was removed from a Moscow-bound flight in Paris after bellowing to the security guards attempting to appease her that President Vladimir Putin would kill them, the Ren-TV channel reported Sunday.

A video of the incident filmed by another passenger showed a blonde woman gesticulating wildly and bellowing in heavily accented English, "Putin will kill you!" as French security officers attempted to apprehend her.

According to fellow passengers, the woman had been drinking copious amounts of vodka in the business lounge ahead of the flight and had also been rude to the flight crew, the Moskovsky Komsomolets tabloid reported Saturday.

The woman was eventually taken off the plane and the flight was delayed by an hour, Ren-TV reported.

Alcohol-fueled debauchery on Russian flights frequently makes headlines. State Duma deputies suggested last year that alcohol consumption should be banned on all flights because of the recurrence of drunken incidents.

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