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BA flight to Ibiza forced to turn around after four men are arrested

British Airways flight from Gatwick to Ibiza aborts take off and four passengers are hauled off by police after a FIGHT breaks out on board as it taxis to the runway

  • BA flight from London Gatwick to Ibiza grounded after fight broke out onboard
  • Four men were hauled off the aircraft and arrested by police following dispute
  • The plane was delayed by two hours due to the fracas   

A British Airways flight from Gatwick to Ibiza was delayed for two hours after a fight broke out on board.

Four passengers were arrested while a fifth hide in the toilet after a row turned heated last night. 

It is understood the aircraft was due to take off from the Sussex airport when a dispute broke out just before 10.30pm on Thursday.

It is understood the aircraft was due to take off from the Sussex airport when a dispute broke out just before 10.30pm on Thursday

Airline staff called for back up with the pilot forced to turn the plane round and back to the gate before it could even take off.

Police were waiting for the four culprits – including one who was set to be hiding in the loo.  

Passenger Simon Dunmore tweeted: ‘Fight on the flight from Gatwick to Ibiza. Take off aborted.

‘Flight returned to the gate. One guy hiding in the toilet. Fourt guys escorted off the plane by her majesty’s finest police.

Then he quipped: ‘BA has seriously upped it’s in flight entertainment game!’

 

 

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