Unruly Flyer Gets Duct-Taped to Seat
Icelandic traveler was drunk, say police
By John Johnson, Newser Staff | Suggested by kokuaguy
Posted Jan 5, 2013 9:59 AM CST

(Newser) – One more use for duct tape: The crew of an Icelandair flight used it to bind a drunk and raging passenger to his seat, reports the New York Post. The 46-year-old reportedly started assaulting passengers and screaming that the plane was going to crash about two hours from JFK. An off-duty captain on board helped two male passengers pin him down while the flight crew taped him to the seat and applied Flex cuffs. There he sat—quietly, because they taped his mouth, too—until police escorted him off upon landing. Click the Post link to see a passenger's posted photo of the bound man.

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Jan 6, 2013 8:15 AM CST
anything can be fixed with a hammer, WD40 and duct tape... even stupid can be fixed
Jan 5, 2013 7:29 PM CST
A parachute and a boot in the ass would have worked just as well.
Jan 5, 2013 4:42 PM CST
This guy found himself in a "sticky" situation.