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Ryanair warning over disruptive passengers after women removed from Northern Ireland flight

Published 10/08/2016

The women were arrested when the plane landed at the City of Derry airport
The women were arrested when the plane landed at the City of Derry airport

Ryanair has warned customers that they will not tolerate unruly or disruptive behaviour after two women were arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft at the City of Derry Airport.

The two woman, aged in their 30s, were removed from the flight from Stansted when it landed at City of Derry on Wednesday.

Police attended the scene and the woman arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft.

A spokesperson for Ryanair said: “The crew of this flight from London Stansted to Derry requested police assistance upon landing in Derry, after two passengers became disruptive in-flight, who were removed and detained by police.

"We will not tolerate unruly or disruptive behaviour at any time and the safety and comfort of our customers, crew and aircraft is our number one priority. This is now a matter for local police."

The women were released on Wednesday evening. Both received a community resolution notice in relation to disorderly behaviour on an aircraft.

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