Simone Burns Bio
Simone Burns Lived in Hove. She was a lawyer from the United Kingdom, was sentenced to 6 months in prison for abusing and spitting at crew members of an Air India flight. Burns was aboard a Delhi-London flight when she got inebriated and misbehaved when she was denied more alcohol. She was sentenced to six months in prison for being drunk on a plane and two months for assault. The sentences will be served concurrently. She had pleaded guilty to the charges.
Intl. Criminal atty., Simone Burns found dead 2 weeks after release from prison for racist airplane rant. Woman goes into shocking tirade on plane after being refused drink https://t.co/5rn0B3u61H via @MailOnline
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Simone Burns Age
She was 50 years old.
Simone Burns Released
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Simone Burns Friend Statement
A friend, who did not want to be named, said her “world fell apart” after her conviction and she became a target for internet trolls after the four-minute clip of her inebriated rant went viral on social media.
Simone Burns Skin Cancer
Burns has diagnosed with skin cancer 18 years ago, a condition that required multiple biopsies and surgeries. At the time of her court appearance, she was waiting to get a prosthetic nose. A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “The body of a woman found at Beachy Head on June 1 has been identified as Simone Burns from Hove.
Simone Burns Caused of Death
“The death is not being treated as suspicious and the next of kin have been informed. The matter has been passed to the coroner’s officer.”
This is tragic. She made a mistake but public shaming ruined her life. People need to be responsible for their online judgements. RIP Simone. #SimoneBurns #shaming #stop #responsibility #socialmedia https://t.co/K1t2noWpGL
— loey (@lmroty) July 4, 2019
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Simone Burns Video
Simone Burns, 50, was sentenced to six months prison in April for racially abusing and spitting on airline staff during a flight from Mumbai to London, days after she was released she was found dead. https://t.co/MOVm6b4fpi
— 10 daily (@10Daily) July 4, 2019
The business class passenger was initially served three bottles of wine but declared ‘I’m a f****** international lawyer’ when she was denied more on Air India flight AI131 on November 11, 2018.
She also called staff ‘Indian money-grabbing c****’ and smoked a cigarette in the toilets during the tirade which left other passengers ‘shocked’.
Burns pleaded guilty to being drunk on an aircraft and assault by beating at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court.
Simone Burns Online Death Threat
At Isleworth Crown Court in April, Burns buried her head in her hands as the video of her tirade was played. Her lawyers told the court she had no recollection of the incident and had received death threats online after the recording was shared on social media.
It was claimed her actions were out of character due to a “mixture of altitude, consumption of drink and anxiety” at the fact that she was likely to miss an uncle’s funeral.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- She was jailed to six months in April for the racist rant
- She Abused flight attendants who stopped her having a fourth bottle of wine
- Found dead on June 1, less than two weeks after being released from prison
- A friend said Burns’ ‘fell apart’ after her conviction and was targeted by trolls