Airline passenger who refused to wear mask and injured flight attendant arrested

Airline passenger who refused to wear mask and injured flight attendant arrested


22.Jan.2021

An airline passenger was recently arrested in Japan for an incident that occurred in September.

According to reports, a Japanese resident was taken into custody in relation to an incident that occurred on a flight last September. At the time, the man allegedly refused to wear a mask on the flight and caused a scene that injured one of the flight attendants, forcing the plane to divert to a nearby airport to remove him from the flight.

The initial incident happened on a Peach Aviation flight from Hokkaido, Japan, to Osaka, Japan Today reports. According to reports, the passenger, identified as 34-year-old Junya Okuno, refused to put a mask on before the plane took off.

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