How can they allow drunks to do such things on the plane? Should they think about removing alcoholic drinks from the plane. I have been hearing about drunks a lot lately on the plane.
HONOLULU (AP) — A drunken passenger assaulted a flight attendant while flying from Japan to Honolulu, federal prosecutors said.
Kenji Okamoto pleaded guilty Friday to interfering with the duties of a flight attendant by assaulting and intimidating him.
According to a criminal complaint, Okamoto was flying first-class from Osaka for his honeymoon last month when flight attendants noticed he was drunk before takeoff and continued drinking alcoholic beverages during the flight.
Okamoto got upset when one of the flight attendants wouldn’t take his meal tray away, the court document said. The flight attendant told him his hands were full. Okamoto allegedly “threw a roundhouse type punch” at a flight attendant who intervened in an attempt to diffuse the situation.
Okamoto struck the flight attendant in his arms, which were raised to protect his head, the complaint said.
The Delta Air Lines flight crew told authorities that Okamoto later apologized while…
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