Dozens of Easyjet passengers were threatened with arrest if they did not leave plane which was too heavy to take off.
The flight from Birmingham(UK) to Geneva was over-filled with 10 tonnes too much fuel so the captain asked the last 37 customers to board the plane to get off.
When some passengers refused to leave they were informed that three police officers were waiting in the airport terminal and would arrest them if necessary.
But unbeknown to the remaining passengers, their luggage was also removed from the flight to save weight. They only discovered their bags had been left back in England when they arrived in Switzerland- and some did not…