Jet2 passenger tasered and dragged off UK flight due to 'unruly behaviour'
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A passenger on board a Jet2 aircraft was tasered and dragged off a UK flight earlier this week due to 'unruly behaviour'.
Plane etiquette is much talked about online, with many having different views on how people should behave on a commercial plane.
While many details remain vague on this said passenger on Jet2, officials obviously came to the conclusion they were a risk considering the lengths taken to get them off.
The Portuguese holiday hotspot is located some 330 miles from the plane's intended destination, with officials quick to the plane once on the ground in Portugal.
Video footage of the scene at the airport was uploaded to YouTube by Portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias, providing an insight into what went down.
In the short clip, two passengers - a man and a woman - can be seen being removed by police and security officials.
The Madeira Regional Command of the Public Security Police (PSP) has since confirmed that a foreign national had been arrested as a result of 'the crime of disobeying the legitimate order of the Commander of an aircraft'.
PSP added in a statement the plane was forced to divert to Portugal 'after reporting a situation of a disorderly passenger, whose behaviour raised immediate concerns among the crew.'
They also confirmed that officers used an 'electric weapon of low lethal potential' to remove the passengers after they failed to cooperate with them and listen to instructions.
"The citizen ended up being detained by the police present there for the crime of disobedience, following the normal procedural steps, and the flight continued to its destination," PSP's statement added.
In a statement provided to LADbible, Jet2 confirmed flight LS727 from Edinburgh to Tenerife was delayed due to a 'disruptive passenger'.
A company spokesperson said: "We can confirm that flight LS727 from Edinburgh to Tenerife diverted to Porto Santo on Monday 17th July so that police could offload a disruptive passenger.
"As a result of this diversion, the Tenerife to Edinburgh flight was subsequently delayed, however our teams did everything to look after customers including providing hotel accommodation and refreshments."