Passenger "Joker" says he has coronaviruses and forces plane to return to Canada

Aircraft going to Jamaica, but had to return in the middle of the path for security standard. 'playful', said the company. 'Playful' just stuck after ruining the trip of more than 200 passengers.

A plane with destination to Jamaica was forced to return to Canada after a passenger joked that he had the CORONAVIRUS, informed the airline on Tuesday (4).

The Flight of the Westjet Airlines to Montego Bay returned to Toronto on monday "due to an episode revolting", told AFP the spokesman Morgan Bell.
"By extreme caution, our crew followed all the protocols for infectious diseases on board, including the isolation of an individual who has made an unfounded assertion in relation to CORONAVIRUS", he explained.

According to several reports, the man stood when the plane had already traveled almost half of your path of four hours with 243 passengers and stated that contracted the virus that has infected more than 20 thousand people and killed more than 400 of them.

The crew on board placed mask and gloves and ordered him to stay in the back of the plane.

"I think this guy thought it was a joke funny, but it is very strange. We were all very frustrated. His joke detracted 240 people... It is so selfish", said the passenger Julie-Anne Broderick Canadian public television CBC.

"We lost one day of vacation", lamented.
The police and the public health authorities received the flight on arrival at Toronto.

The Peel regional police, municipality of Peel, confirmed that a man of 29 years of Thornhill, in the same province, was arrested and accused of a crime against the property.

Meanwhile, another flight was organized to lead the rest of the passengers to Jamaica this morning and bring back those who were arrested in Montego Bay after the flight back from monday was also canceled.

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