A passenger aboard a recent Ryanair flight took matters into his own hands when an intoxicated and unruly traveler wouldn't cooperate with the flight crew.
In a brief video posted to YouTube, an older man can be seen rendering a rowdy passenger unconscious after putting him in a chokehold.
According to The Sun, the incident occurred at London's Luton Airport on June 30 following a two-hour flight from Spain to England.
"Over the course of the flight, he was singing loudly with his headphones on," passenger Dean Whiteside told The Sun, pointing out that the disruptive traveler had been warned several times to quiet down.
"It was a late flight, everyone was tired and he was rubbing people up the wrong way."
The flight crew called the police upon landing but the man still wasn't cooperating. When the unruly passenger attempted to push his way past the crew, another passenger stepped in and grabbed him.
"I could see it brewing up that's the reason I got my phone out, ready to film it," added Whiteside. "The guy was lifeless in his arms like a rag doll."
The passenger's actions were immediately met with applause and cheers from the rest of the plane.
Flight crew restrained the incapacitated man while passengers disembarked. The 22-year-old was later arrested on suspicion of common assault and being drunk on an aircraft, a Bedfordshire Police spokesperson informed The Sun.
It's unclear whether police detained or questioned the unidentified vigilante.
"We will not tolerate unruly or disruptive behavior at any time and the safety and comfort of our customers, crew and aircraft is our number one priority," Ryanair said in a statement to Fox News.
"This is exactly why we are calling for significant changes to prohibit the sale of alcohol at airports, such as a two-drink limit per passenger and no alcohol sales before 10 a.m.," the airline added. "It's incumbent on the airports to introduce these preventative measures to curb excessive drinking and the problems it creates, rather than allowing passengers to drink to excess before their flights."
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Earlier this week, a British Airways flight from Los Angeles was met by armed police officers at London's Heathrow Airport after a drunken couple's violent argument escalated to include other passengers.
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