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‘Knee Defender’ Passenger Fight Diverts Entire Plane

A flight from New Jersey to Denver was diverted to Chicago after a passenger used a device called a “knee defender,” which prevented the person in the seat in front of him from reclining, inciting her to turn around and throw water in his face. What do you think?

  • “New Jersey to Denver’s usually so fun!”

    Ellen Greenlee Unemployed
  • “It may have inconvenienced everyone else on the plane, but it’s still kind of inspiring that two people like this managed to find each other.”

    Edward Irvine Gift Wrapper
  • “Well, at least all the other passengers got an extra hour and a half of travel time out of the ordeal.”

    Philip Roundtree Errand Runner

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