Airline Disturbance

At approximately 8:00 a.m. Police were called to the Diefenbaker International Airport in regard to a disturbance that was occurring on a commercial flight bound for Ottawa. A group of intoxicated males had boarded the plane when two of them became involved in a physical altercation. The flight crew requested all four men be removed.

Two males, ages 21 and 22, from the Black Lake area, have been charged with causing a disturbance. A third male was charged with breaching the conditions of an undertaking. The fourth individual was released without charges. The three men charged will be appearing in Provincial Court at a later date.

The aircraft departed after a brief delay to allow for the individual's luggage to be removed.

(Occurrence Number: 2009-82054)