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LOT Polish Airlines passenger bound for New York’s JFK detained after knocking cockpit door

The passenger was detained after approaching the cockpit door and banging on it.

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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.

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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.

“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.

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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.

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