A passenger onboard Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Peshawar-Dubai flight created a ruckus midflight as he suddenly started punching seats, kicking the aircraft’s window and indulging in a brawl with the flight crew, ARY News reported citing sources.
The whole incident started when the passenger started indulging himself in a brawl with the crew on the flight and doing weird activities on PIA’s PK-283 flight including damaging the aircraft’s window by kicking it with force as if trying to break it, reported ARY News.
مسافر نے اچانک جہاز کی کھڑکی کے شیشے پر لات دے ماری
پی آئی اےکی پشاور سے دبئی کی پرواز میں مسافر کی حرکتوں نےپی آئی اےکےعملے اور مسافروں کو پریشان کردیا
پی کے 283 کے مسافر اسامہ عبداللہ نے جہاز کی کھڑکی کے شیشے کو نقصان پہنچایا دبئی میں مسافر کو حراست میں لیکر ڈی پورٹ کردیا گیا pic.twitter.com/JA2rWAPAxx
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The passenger also punched and kicked the seats and then laid down on the floor with his face down. He was frequently violent on the flight and later when in a bid to contain the situation the flight attendants intervened he attacked them as well.
For avoiding any escalation in the situation, the passenger was tied to his seat in accordance with aviation law, media outlet reported citing sources.
As per the protocols, the captain of the flight contacted the air traffic controller of Dubai and sought security. Upon landing at Dubai airport, the passenger was taken into custody by security officials.
The incident took place on September 14 and according to the PIA officials, the traveller was blacklisted by the airline.