Passenger Restrained in Seat With Duct Tape Mid Flight

Drunken traveler tied down by fellow passengers on overseas trip.
2:21 | 01/05/13

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another case study, in the pitfalls of mixing alcohol and air travel. Take a look at this picture. This is a guy strapped into his seat with duct tape. His fellow passengers say he went on a drunken rampage during an overseas flight. And they had no choice but to tie him down I want to know who travels with duct tape. John schriffen is here. Reporter: It seems like we've all been on a flight that would never end because the person next to you was not a considerate neighbor. What happened on this flight to iceland takes it to a new level. One passenger, who the airline has not identified, was allegedly so bad, he had to be dealt with in a special way. This is what happens when your fellow passengers have had enough. According to iceland air, a man onboard their flight thursday from reykjavik thursday to new york's jfk, started acting up. Hitting, spitting, even hitting other passengers, the whole time cursing like a storm. Then, out of a scene out of "airplane," passengers took matters into their own hands, taping him in a chair. Andy ellwood snapped this picture. His gut busting out. But his mouth shut. According to the blog, the began drinking the duty-free liquor onboard. The airline says, quote, he was restrained by passengers and crew. And was monitored for his own safety for the duration of the flight. It's certainly not the first time a passenger was caught behaving badly. Alec baldwin was kicked off a flight when he was playing a game on his phone and was kicked off. After this kid cut the lines aboard a plane, his teacher made him apologize to everyone over the loud speaker, asking for forgiveness. As for this man, for the last two hours of the flight, well, he wasn't saying much of anything. Upon landing at jfk, the man was met by police and taken to an area hospital to be treated for alcohol poisoning. The port authority won't confirm if this is the man they took into custody. So far, he has not been charged. Dan?

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