TikTok video shows drunk man trying to get off plane at 38,000 feet

Published: 2022-08-17T20:12:32

Renewed: 2022-08-17T20:13:08

Passengers on a plane made a “citizen’s arrest” of a drunken man who tried to exit a flight mid-air, as the wild moment was captured and shared on TikTok.

A Ryanair flight between Great Britain and Lithuania was canceled at the weekend after a rowdy man started abusing others and allegedly injured a fellow passenger.

Several clips were recently shared on social media showing the dramatic moment a ‘violent’ and ‘aggressive’ drunken passenger was tackled by seven shocked onlookers.

The clips have now been deleted but showed a drunken man confronting cabin crew members and threatening others before passengers took matters into their own hands.

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TikTok users said he tried to leave the flight mid-air, so they restrained him with a seat belt while he yelled, “I don’t care who you are” and “Don’t touch me. me!”

According to witnesses, the man drank a bottle of alcohol he bought at the airport’s duty-free shop before boarding.

TikTok viewers react to citizen’s arrest of drunken man

User please uploaded a video of the event Tick ​​Tock, and the headline “Citizens Arrested Mid-Flight. London Luton – Vilnius 13/08/2022.” The viral video has been viewed almost a million times since it was shared, as thousands of viewers praised the passengers for helping to diffuse the situation.

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“I’m glad some strong eyes are handling the situation. At the time I was rocking in the back of the plane, breathing into a bag,” one viewer commented.

“I would be so afraid!” I travel a lot from Luton, just me and the baby and I don’t like planes. It would add to my stress,” added someone else.

One cabin crew member commented: “You guys have been tough on him for a lot longer than this video, thanks to you and your colleagues.”

Speaking today, a Ryanair spokeswoman said: “The crew of this flight from Luton to Kaunas requested police assistance on arrival after a passenger disrupted the flight.

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“The plane landed normally, and the police took this individual passenger away and arrested him in Kaunas. It is now a matter for the local police.

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