Disruptive behaviour during flight results in arrests after incident on airplane

Prior to 6 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint involving unruly passengers on a flight destined to Cuba from Germany.

The plane was diverted to Halifax Stanfield International Airport after three intoxicated males were reportedly causing a disturbance.

RCMP, Halifax Regional Police and the Canada Border Services Agency boarded the plane where the three men were arrested without incident. The men, 53-years-old, 47-years-old, and 26-years-old, all from Germany, are facing charges under the Aeronautics Act for Prohibition – unruly or dangerous behaviour.

They were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.

The investigation is continuing.


Source: Media Release

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