Hashtag: #UnrulyAirlinePassengers

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

A passenger “gave a scare to a number” of other travelers when he “became unruly and violent,” according to the Antigua Observer, who reported that he “ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully to pry open the emergency exit in midair” before being subdued by other passengers, with the plane then... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

[Updated] A diverted JetBlue flight landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 24] due to a passenger becoming disruptive and unruly. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance all attended the scene where we unofficially understand the passenger was removed from the plane and may have been transported to King... Read more of this article

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

A man has successfully appealed his conviction for using threatening words and disorderly behaviour on an airline, arguing that a “Bermuda Court lacked jurisdiction” and was “incapable of proving that the conduct complained occurred in Bermuda.” Helder Paulo Vieira filed the appeal, and the Court ruled, “The appeal is accordingly... Read more of this article

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Yet another flight has diverted to Bermuda due to an allegedly unruly passenger, with a 31-year-old male passenger being arrested after Thomson flight 174 diverted to the island this afternoon [May 4]. The flight left Manchester, England heading to Cancun International Airport in Mexico when the airline crew made the decision to divert, with the police... Read more of this article

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $1500

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $1500

[Written by Don Burgess] A UK citizen pleaded guilty to charges today that caused an airline to be diverted to Bermuda yesterday. James Rogers, 39, appeared in court today with a large bruise high on the right side of his face. Yesterday, police arrested the man after his flight on TUI was forced to land at L.F. Wade International Airport. He was fined... Read more of this article

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

A 39-year-old male passenger was arrested after a flight — traveling from London to Mexico — was diverted to the island as the passenger was allegedly “extremely intoxicated and unruly.” A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of unruly passenger onboard a flight that was on route from London Gatwick to... Read more of this article

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

[Updated] A 54-year-old man was arrested this evening when the British Airways flight landed, with the man having apparently “consumed too much alcohol and became belligerent and verbally abusive.” “Bermuda Police attended a report of an unruly passenger onboard an inbound British Airways flight from Gatwick Airport at 7pm on Sunday,”... Read more of this article

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

A “disruptive passenger” on board the arriving British Airways flight was arrested once the plane landed on Sunday, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police on Sunday at 6:11pm responded to a report of a disruptive passenger on board an inbound British Airways flight. “It appears that a male was being very... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

[Updated] A Lufthansa flight — traveling from Panama to Germany — diverted to Bermuda early this morning [Aug 1] as a result of a disruptive passenger, with the 28-year-old French man being removed from the plane and arrested by the police. A Skyport spokesperson said, “A Lufthansa flight from Panama was today diverted to Bermuda as... Read more of this article

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Following the plane diversion yesterday, a 46-year-old resident of the United Kingdom appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [May 17], charged with behaving in a disorderly manner. Mark Anthony Blake pleaded guilty to the charge and fined $2,000. In Court this morning, Blake admitted to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that alcohol played a part in his... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

[Updated] A Virgin Atlantic airplane — which according to online flight data was traveling from London to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [May 16], and after the plane landed, a man was seen being escorted out of the airport in police custody.Multiple police officers and vehicles were seen at the airport, and after the plane... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Alleged Unruly Plane Passenger

Witness Appeal: Alleged Unruly Plane Passenger

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for witnesses to an alleged unruly passenger on a recent flight to come forward with information. A police spokesperson said, “Witnesses to an alleged unruly passenger on a Sunday, December 4th WestJet flight from Toronto, Canada to Bermuda are encouraged to come forward. “In particular, police are... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

An airplane — traveling from Germany to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 16] due to an “alleged unruly male passenger”, and the man along with a female passenger, believed to be a traveling companion who also exited the plane, are apparently now “making alternate travel arrangements.”A police spokesperson... Read more of this article