A passenger on Wizz Air flight W95741 bound for Crete, Greece, hit the pilot of the plane when he tried to calm him down after the crew and passengers reported that the subject was behaving violently.
In accordance with The Sun, flight personnel warned the passenger and his companion, two men in their 30s, that due to his bad behavior before takeoff They would be arrested by the police.
According to flight witnesses, both subjects behaved violent way and argued that they had drunk all day.
Faced with the chaos, the pilot left the cockpit to calm the men but both they beat him up. The moment was recorded and shared on networks by passengers of the flight that had taken off from London.
@wizzair guessing this is the reason our flight was delayed (5 minutes prior to boarding) for 12 hours… we were then LOCKED in the airport by security with no explanations? Again now been delayed getting on for nearly 24 hours. #wizzair pic.twitter.com/WTIslAlsN1
— Alice Minter (@Minter_Al) May 11, 2022
A Wizz Air spokesperson reportedly said: “On Wizz Air flight W95741 from Gatwick – Chania, a passenger turned rogue“.
“The cabin crew handled the situation as they are trained to do and reported the incident to the respective authorities, who arrested the passenger upon arrival.”