05 Sep '11, 2am

Worst flight ever: Woman sits beside dead BF for 9 hours to NZ

Worst flight ever: Woman sits beside dead BF for 9 hours to NZ

extends his condolences to Ms Vanessa Preechakul, whose boyfriend apparently choked to death on an inflight meal shortly after take-off on a Jetstar flight to Auckland. The 27-year-old architect had to sit next to her boyfriend's lifeless body for nine hours. According to a Straits Times report, Mr Robert Rippingale, 31, who worked in aviation logistics in Singapore, was heading home to New Zealand with his girlfriend, Ms Preechakul, on Aug 29 when the incident happened. STOMPer Flyer said: "My condolences to Ms Preechakul and Mr Rippingale's family. "It's bad enough that you have lost a loved one, but imagine having to sit beside the body for nine hours! "Was there no more appropriate place on the plane to lay his body?"

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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