On a LOT Polish Airlines flight from Poland to John F. Kennedy airport, a passenger was detained after approaching the cockpit door and banging on it. Authorities have established that the incident happened on board LOT Polish Airlines aircraft #26 around 8 o’clock on Friday, November 18, 2022.
The person was restrained on the ground when police arrived, according to the Port Authority, after passengers and flight crew members intervened. On Twitter, a witness shared a video of the incident.
Passengers and crew pinned the guy on the ground. pic.twitter.com/YZ8TZ8whcz
— JT Genter (@JTGenter) November 19, 2022
“Just after our LOT Polish flight touched down in JFK, a man began shouting and attempted to assault the cockpit. Crew responded promptly to tackle him and made an announcement that there had been a significant security problem “JT Genter, a free-lance travel writer, tweeted.
During the incident, a flight attendant was struck. Injuries to the victim are not known. At Gate 9, Terminal 7, Port Authority Police met the aircraft. The man was arrested and sent to a hospital for evaluation.