Passenger Brawl Forces Emergency Landing At Barajas

This is the moment a burly plane thug is led away in handcuffs after he was accused of attacking crew and female passengers.

The red-headed brawler is said to have hit air stewards and holidaymakers on their way home from with Spanish airline, Air Europa, from Caracas, Venezuela, to Madrid´s Barjas Airport.

Picture shows the flight path of Air Europa flight UX072, on Monday, April 17, 2023. A Danish passenger began to hit women and flight attendants during the flight, the plane was forced to land in Barbados where he was arrested while the passengers applauded. (

And the bust up was so violent, the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on the Caribbean island of Barbados, according to Spanish media.

Footage that emerged on social media shows the passenger – believed to be a Danish national – being handcuffed before he is taken off the Air Europa flight.

As officers tighten up the cuffs, the suspect squeals in pain and insists in English: “Hey, I’m not doing anything.”

Then as he is led down the aisle by police, other passengers jeer at him and shout ‘estupido’ – or stupid – in Spanish.

Now he is facing not only a criminal case for disrupting Flight UX072 to Madrid, but a hefty bill for the full cost of the diversion and unscheduled landing.


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