NEWS Etihad passenger strapped to seat, with cable ties, by others after attacking attendant because of no smoking rule

Etihad flight EY460 was travelling from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne where about 7 hours into the flight, the man in his 20s assaulted the cabin crew. Other passengers on the flight then strapped the man to his seat before being arrested by the federal police once arriving to Melbourne.

Passenger on the flight told the Brisbane Times that ‘There was a lot of screaming, shouting and it was terrifying. There were about six or seven men who held him down and then the crew supplied cable ties to tie him to a seat in the last row.’