Man duct-taped to seat after becoming unruly on Iceland to New York flight
Man restrained after becoming unruly on Iceland to New York flight - CNN.com
The man was "hitting, screaming and spitting at other passengers, while yelling profanities," according to airline spokesman Michael Raucheisen, who said the passenger's "behavior was considered to be unruly and threatening.""To ensure the safety of those on board, he was restrained by passengers and crew and was monitored for his own safety for the duration of the flight," he added.The man was arrested after the flight arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, the airline said. The Port Authority said the man was not charged and was taken to a local hospital.Raucheisen said duct tape and plastic zip ties are considered standard protocol when restraining a passenger."This equipment is on board all our flights in case an incident like this arises," he said.