A Turkish Pegasus Airlines Istanbul (SAW) – Paris (CDG) flight was interrupted in Budapest due to an altercation between passengers on board. The violent passenger was removed from the aircraft.
The pilots of the Airbus A321neo aircraft on flight PC 1133 decided to make a stopover in the Balatonfenyves area, then proceeded towards Győr and later turned towards Budapest, airportal.hu reports.
According to information provided to airportal.hu by Budapest Airport, the flight was interrupted due to a confrontation between passengers.
At 12:01 PM local time, the aircraft landed safely at Liszt Ferenc International Airport and rolled to its designated parking position. The Airport Police Department removed the passenger from the plane and interrogated him. The injured did not seek medical attention, the airport operator added in a statement.
The plane then continued its journey to Paris after the police action. The incident has not disrupted air traffic and the airport is operating smoothly.