Man Becomes ‘Extremely Violent’ On Flight, Bites Passenger, Then Mysteriously Dies

By : Jamie RobertsTwitterLogo

0 Shares
UNILAD Daragh Mc SweeneyProvision4082 Man Becomes Extremely Violent On Flight, Bites Passenger, Then Mysteriously DiesDaragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A man died on board an Aer Lingus flight last night after attacking fellow passengers.

The man reportedly became ‘extremely violent’ during Flight EI 485 from Lisbon to Dublin. He began ‘biting another passenger’, forcing the crew to restrain him, according to The Mirror.

Advertisement

After being restrained the man, believed to be 24, fell into a state of unconsciousness before being pronounced dead on the flight.

UNILAD Garda vehicles depart the scene of the examination of an Aer Lingus at Cork Airport42928 Man Becomes Extremely Violent On Flight, Bites Passenger, Then Mysteriously DiesDaragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Reports say a woman was also arrested, although it’s unclear whether this relates to the man’s death or to a separate issue.

Advertisement

The plane was forced to make an emergency diversion to Cork airport, where the pilot informed controllers that a passenger had ‘run amok’, injuring ‘one or two passengers’.

Advertisement

It’s understood another passenger was bitten when he tried to help the restrained man. He was taken to hospital after the emergency landing in Cork.

A post mortem is being carried out on the deceased man to work out the cause of death.


Credits

The Mirror

Comments