Angry passenger breaks through barriers, storms Jetstar plane in Melbourne

Jetstar aircraft sit parked at Terminal 3 of Narita Airport in Narita Japan on Wednesday

Jetstar aircraft sit parked at Terminal 3 of Narita Airport in Narita Japan on Wednesday

After apparently lighting up a cigarette he ran to the nearest gate, pushed the crew out of the way and ran onto the tarmac.

Recounting the ordeal, a passenger identified as Susan said the flight was preparing for departure when the man came hurtling toward the plane.

A man was arrested at the airport on May 17, 2018 after storming the tarmac in an attempt to board the plane.

Engineers checked over the plane and gave it the all clear and passengers eventually boarded the flight and departed later that day.

The alleged offender was then filmed trying to rip open the front door of the Jetstar aircraft before restrained by baggage handlers.

It wasn't even the right plane but that didn't stop angry passenger causing a major security breach when he stormed the tarmac at Melbourne Airport and attempted to break into a Jetstar aircraft.

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"We were sitting waiting to get on the flight and people went, 'Oh my God, what is going on?' Someone was running on the tarmac".

In the process, the 57-year-old is said to have assaulted an employee of the airline he was meant to be travelling with, Jetstar, and has been charged by police.

The man has been banned from flying with Jetstar and Qantas pending further investigations. "This man was attempting to rise up the steps, he was bodily preventing with the employees, punching and scratching them".

A Jetstar spokeswoman told The West Online that its baggage handlers, went above and beyond to restrain the man.

"The federal police showed up five minutes later and walked him out". He will appear in court next month and the police said that more charges may be laid.

'This behaviour is unacceptable and we have placed an immediate ban on this passenger travelling on all Jetstar and Qantas flights'. The Sydney-bound plane was delayed for close to two hours while officials inspected the plane and obtained replacements for the injured crew members.

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