Passenger arrested for trying to open cockpit door on flight from Sydney to Manila

Posted on July 5, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, Philippines, Tourist Stories, Travel Aviation reports that Australian police said Friday they had restrained a man as he tried to break into the cockpit of a commercial Qantas flight en route to the Philippines. The 33-year-old was detained by Australian Federal Police (AFP) air security officers on the Sydney to Manila journey Thursday after he allegedly attempted to access the cockpit some two and a half hours into the eight-hour flight. Read article

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