French Riviera Police Order London Jet-Setters to Go Home
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Ten London jet-setters who defied Covid-19 lockdowns to take a private plane to the Cote d’Azur were ordered to return home by French police, news website BFM TVreported on Friday.
The aircraft carrying seven men, in their 40s and 50s, and three women, aged between 24 and 27, ignored orders not to land at Marseilles airport, BFM TV said, citing a police official.
Three helicopters hired to whisk the group from the airport to a rented villa in Cannes were sent packing by the authorities, according to BFM. Nine of the 10 passengers were forced to fly back to London without disembarking, the website reported. The other person hired a private plane at the French airport to fly him to Germany.
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