Man Runs Across Tarmac, Tries to Rip Open Plane Door After Missing Flight

Witnesses say he "lost it" after being told he missed his 9:30 a.m. flight.

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A passenger tried to rip open the door of a Jetstar plane after he was told his missed his flight Thursday morning. The man was supposed to catch a 9:30 a.m flight to Adelaide and missed it, and when the crew told him the bad news, he pushed them out of the way, ran onto the tarmac, up the stairs to the plane, and tried to bust open the door. After all this, it wasn’t even the right flight. He tried to board a plane to Sydney.

Two cabin crew members were assaulted in the process, but managed to restrain him until police arrived. He has been banned from all Qantas and Jetstar flights for the time being, and he could be excluded from both airlines for life, depending on the upcoming police investigation.

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