Man breaks into Angela Merkel's plane and has a one-man party in his underwear

Because that's what one does after a fight with your girlfriend.

Man breaks into Angela Merkel's plane and has a one-man party in his underwear

This is a similar Airbus 320 owned by Gulf Air. We doubt the German government plane is quite as funky.

In what is easily the most fun story we've heard this week, someone not only managed to break into the German government jet used by Chancellor Angela Merkel, but did so carrying a bunch of drugs and had a four-hour party in his underwear on board.

German newspaper Der Speigel carries the story of the one-man session that happened on July 25, but is back in the German news after full details were discovered.

Volkan T, a 24-year-old bodybuilder "of Turkish descent" broke into the Airbus 319 carrying a bag full of marijuana and ecstasy pills.

He then proceeded to strip down to his underwear, spraying a fire extinguisher all over the luxury interior, got into the cockpit and pushed buttons, released the emergency slide, and danced on the wing of the plane.

The fact that the plane was under military guard didn't seem to pose a problem.

Despite causing €100,000 worth of damage, Volkan was only discovered at 8.40pm, when he set off an alarm by hammering buttons in the cockpit. The plane, by the way, was fully fuelled and ready for takeoff.

Volkan was eventually arrested after several hours, when military police released dogs into the plane. He's been in care since, and media report that the whole incident seems to have been sparked by an argument with his girlfriend.

And the large bag of drugs, we're sure, helped.

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