Many passengers snatch a beer or maybe two before departure.
For the uk David Stephen Young was the to six alcoholic beverages before the plane took off from the canadian Calgary heading for London - and it should prove to be an extremely expensive affair.
The 44-year-old man would use the toilet while the plane was on its way in the air, where the 'fasten seatbelt'sign was switched on.
When the flight crew tried to get him to sit down, he was verbally aggressive. Both passengers and crew was 'shaken and felt threatened by [the 44-year-olds] construction," reads as follows, according to The Washington Post in court documents.
As the crew attempted to make a civil arrest opposite himself.
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Therefore selected the captain of the aircraft to turn the aircraft 180 degrees and fly back to Calgary. Before he could land, he was however going to have to throw 10,000 kg of fuel to a value of just over 100,000 dollars.
Them has a judge now ordered David Stephen Young to pay.
He pleads guilty of resisting arrest and failing to comply with the safety instructions from the crew.
David Stephen Young has previously had problems with alcohol and has been associated with Alcoholics Anonymous.
He did not look forward to going home to the Uk after a julebesøg with his 71-year-old mother in Canada, and according to his defender he sat in a bar in the airport. A single drink was to six in total.
He let his emotions get the better of him, says defender Michelle Parhar to The Washington Post.
She adds that he regrets his actions.
the Airline WestJet has according to the newspaper had cost of just under a million crowns in connection with the incident due to, among other compensation to the other passengers for the delay.
the Airline has the option to go after to recoup the costs through a civil action against David Stephen Young, but the company's management has not yet announced whether it is the plan.
According to the defender Michelle Parhar get her client more than difficult to get the visa to Canada the next time, he should visit his mother.