Passengers restrain man on Qantas flight from Bali to Melbourne

A man on Qantas flight QF46 from Denpasar to Melbourne was restrained in the air after wild scenes broke out aboard the plane on Sunday.

It’s believed the man allegedly lashed out at airline staff and passengers before he was pinned down for the remainder of the flight.

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Australian Federal Police boarded the flight when it landed in Melbourne “after receiving a report of a disturbance on an international flight into Australia,” a spokesperson said.

Footage shared on social media showed the man being restrained.

“AFP officers boarded the aircraft upon arrival and questioned the Victorian man before he was taken for a medical assessment,” the AFP spokesperson said.

No charges have been laid at this stage.

Qantas is debriefing with its affected cabin crew and said the safety of its customers and crew is the number one priority, maintaining a zero tolerance for disruptive or threatening behaviour.

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