Passengers exchange blows on board KLM aircraft over wearing of masks; watch video

Two people have been arrested

Passengers exchange blows on board KLM aircraft over wearing of masks; watch video

A still from the video.

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, August 5

A clash between two passengers onboard an aircraft over wearing of face masks has gone viral on social media.

Both put behind bars, the violent fight broke out on a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Ibiza after the two men refused to wear masks.

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Knokken bij @klm ! Exclusieve video @michighclub 🎧 Dronken Britse passagier - hij dronk flessen Grey Goose wodka - zorgt voor onveilige situatie op vlucht naar Ibiza. Hij en een vriend daagden andere passagiers uit tijdens de vlucht en weigerden mondkapjes te dragen 🏖✈️😷 2 arrestaties. Panic and violent brawl! Unruly British passenger on board KLM flight to Ibiza, he had been drinking Grey Goose @greygoose vodka. They refused to wear facemasks and their behavior towards other passengers was hostile. 2 arrests were made. #klm #Royaldutchairlines #airlines #airline #passenger #coronavirus #COVID19 #COVID #incident #aviation #fight #fighting #unrulypassenger #facemask #avgeek #aviation #aviationdaily

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The in-flight ruckus with the duo engaging in fistfight was captured by another passenger on a cellphone and posted on Instagram handle michighclub.

In the video footage, one of the men can be seen shirtless.

The brawl is learnt to have been started by a British national who was consuming alcohol.

"The British man who caused a brawl aboard @klm flight to Ibiza - he and his friend refused to wear a face mask and bothered other passengers - was arrested by Guardia Civil," wrote @michighclub.

Masks are mandatory for KLM passengers.

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