A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until the plane landed in Honolulu Friday, escorted on the last leg of its journey by two fighter jets.
The man on the plane that left from Los Angeles was identified by law enforcement officials as Anil Uskanil, 25, of Turkey. He was taken into custody after the plane landed.
Uskanil was also arrested before boarding the flight at Los Angeles International Airport for opening a door that led onto an airfield ramp, according to Los Angeles Airport Police, who identified Uskanil.
He had been drinking, but police said he did not meet the criteria for being drunk in public, was given a date to appear in court on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing and allowed to board.
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