Drunk American Airline’s passenger arrested after urinating on another traveler’s LUGGAGE mid-flight
- A drunk passenger urinated on a passenger’s luggage during a Chicago flight
- Police were waiting at Flight 1344 gate in Charlotte for the drunken traveler
- A police report said the victim was a female passenger though the report did not say whether any charges would be filed against the drunk passenger
- Comes a month after an American Airlines pilot was arrested for being intoxicated on a Manchester, England, flight bound for Philadelphia
A drunk passenger urinated on another passenger’s luggage during a flight from Chicago to Charlotte, police have said.
American Airlines requested police meet the passenger at the Flight 1344 gate once it arrived in Charlotte at 12.52am on Thursday, it was reported.
Airline officials said that ‘due to an intoxicated passenger, police were waiting at the gate to arrest the suspect, who has not been identified in police reports.
A drunk passenger urinated on another passenger’s luggage during a flight from Chicago to Charlotte, police have said. American Airlines asked law enforcement to meet Flight 1344 once it arrived in Charlotte at 12.52am on Thursday, it was reported
A police report said the victim was a female passenger though there is little information about the suspect arrested.
A spokeswoman for the Charlotte office of the FBI told the Charlottesville Observer Saturday that the FBI was notified of the police report Friday.
It comes just a month after an American Airlines flight bound for Philadelphia was canceled after one of the pilots was arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated.
The airline confirmed the incident involved ‘a member of its crew at Manchester Airport’ in England on February 19. The name of the pilot has not released.
‘The employee was detained and the flight, AA735 to Philadelphia, has been cancelled,’ a statement from the airline said.
Greater Manchester Police told the Manchester Evening News that they followed up on reports that a pilot my be under the influence: ‘Officers attended and a 62-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of performing an aviation function when over the prescribed limit of alcohol.’
In a statement, American Airlines said: ‘safety is our highest priority.
‘We are fully cooperating with local law enforcement and further questions should be referred to them,’ the airline concluded.