These Strangers Who Had Oral Sex On A Flight Could Face Felony Charges

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Two people recently got to cross "joining the mile high club" off their bucket list — but now, they're paying the price for it. On Sunday, a 48-year-old woman was caught performing oral sex on a 28-year-old man on a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Detroit, and now, they could both be charged with a misdemeanor or felony, WDIV-Local 4 reports.
The two passengers were strangers going to two different places: She was hopping on a connecting flight to Nashville after landing in Detroit, and he was going to Miami. But before they parted ways, they shared a moment neither will likely forget. The sex took place right in their seats, which was their first mistake. Unsurprisingly, they both got citations, and their case went to the FBI.
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Let's hope their in-flight adventure was worth it.
These aren't the first people to face legal consequences for having sex on a plane. Two strangers were arrested in 2o14 for having sex on an Air Canada flight. In addition to indecent exposure, sex on a plane can land you a charge of "interference with flight crew members," according to Cornell Law School.
Yet despite its risks, hooking up on a plane is a common fantasy — one that many people act out. According to a 2016 Stratos Jets survey of 2,000 people who flew on planes once a year or more, 17% of people have done something sexual beyond kissing on a flight, and 52% have fantasized about this. Only a quarter of them made it to the bathroom, while 80% did it while sitting in coach class. Only 7% got involved in any below-the-belt touching, though; "fondling" seemed to be people's activity of choice.
But evidently, the Mile High Club can come with a pretty hefty membership fee. If you're looking for some in-flight entertainment, it's probably safest to stick to the movies.
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