Disruptive behaviour during flight results in arrests

Goffs, Nova Scotia

News release

Prior to 6 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint involving unruly passengers on a flight destined to Cuba from Germany. The plane was diverted to Halifax Stanfield International Airport after three intoxicated males were reportedly causing a disturbance.

RCMP, Halifax Regional Police and the Canada Border Services Agency boarded the plane where the three men were arrested without incident. The men, 53-years-old, 47-years-old, and 26-years-old, all from Germany, are facing charges under the Aeronautics Act for Prohibition – unruly or dangerous behaviour. They were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.

The investigation is continuing.


Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695
Email: dal.hutchinson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca