The morning flight QF652 of Qantas airline which took off from Perth set for Brisbane returned to Perth within an hour’s travel because a drunken man was recurrently failing to conform to the instructions of the crew.
The 38 year old man from Queensland appeared to be heavily intoxicated and was seen asking the flight attendants for more drinks. He was causing inconvenience to the co passengers though many of them were unaware of what was happening.
He was pushed to the back of the plane of the plane by the flight attendants, but he started to move towards the front. Then the captain had to make a decision to turn the flight back to Perth.
On return to Perth, the Australian Federal Police had produced him at the Magistrate court.
Ultimately the flight go delayed by three hours. The normal flight duration from Perth to Brisbane is only 4 hours and 20 minutes.