He apologized to them, but was nevertheless sacked without notice by the Vienna transport company which called his behavior "unspeakable." The Vienna state prosecutor's office said it may take legal action against him and was checking whether he broke a law banning "National Socialist re-engagement."
One passenger on board the Number 1 tram, which runs around the inner city, filmed the incident on a mobile phone and put it on Youtube (eds: the video has since been removed but was available for viewing for a number of days after the incident). Newspapers reported that the "Sieg Heil" call triggered boos and hooting from the guests, and that some of the passengers had defended him, saying he had only been joking.
cro -- with wire reports
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