An altercation aboard a France-South America flight was caught on video, with footage showing several men aiming punches and an injured flight attendant.
According to reports news.com.au, the brawl occurred in the cabin of an Airbus A350 as it flew from Paris Orly airport to Cayenne Félix Eboué airport in French Guiana.
At least three men can be seen exchanging punches in the cabin, while a flight attendant is injured as he tries to control the situation.
According to local reports, the three men are currently in custody.
They face a three-year sentence for their participation in the brawl.
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Air Caraïbes managing director Marc Rochet has since apologized to passengers who witnessed the scenes
The Mirror recently reported on a Frontier Airlines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Orlando which was forced to make an emergency landing after a man allegedly started screaming that the woman behind him was trying to prick it with a syringe.
The chaotic incident happened on a Frontier Airlines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Orlando, during which a passenger reportedly complained that another passenger was attacking him with the needle from behind.
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The flight was therefore grounded at -Durham International Airport, the Online mail flagged.
The man was then led out of the plane to find law enforcement, fire and EMS waiting to escort him.
Video footage shot from inside the plane shows several male passengers trying to restrain the man, who yelled at them in response.
” You can not do that ! he would have shouted.
Other passengers can be heard yelling at other people to “tie him up”.
Another passenger on the man’s flight told WTVD on Wednesday that he threatened a baby and would kill everyone.
According to Federal Aviation Administration statistics, passenger disruptions have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federal Aviation Administration opened 1,099 investigations into such cases in 2021, compared to 146 in 2019 and 159 in 2018