Topless man wrestled to floor by fellow passengers after threatening to blow up plane

A man who reportedly threatened to blow up the plane he was travelling on was wrestled to the ground and put in a headlock by fellow passengers.

The 32-year-old man, whose name has not been released, boarded a plane in the Russian capital Moscow, which was heading or the city of Vladivostok in the south east of the country.

A video shows several men restraining the passenger in the aisle of the plane.

The man is wrestled to the ground and even loses his top in the struggle.

Local media report that the passenger is the head of an advertising company and had threatened to set off an explosive device on the plane and hit a flight attendant in the face when he was asked to calm down.

He was arrested when the plane touched down in Vladivostok and he continued shouting and being disruptive at the police station.

The Russian investigative committee have initiated a criminal case for threat of a terrorist attack on board an aircraft.

It is unclear if the suspect has been charged and no motive has been given for the incident although some reports suggest the suspect may have been drunk at the time.

News Source MirrorNews

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