Police say they are continuing investigations into today’s incident involving a “disruptive” passenger onboard Air Canada Flight AC1966 from Toronto for Bridgetown.
In a brief statement this evening, lawmen said during the five-hour flight, which originated at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, the male passenger, whose name has not been released, became disruptive and Barbadian authorities were notified of the situation. He was subsequently detained by police.
“On arrival of the flight [around 1:40 p.m], security measures were put in place and a search conducted.
“Nothing was found that would cause further alarm or distress,” the police statement said, adding that there were “no reports of any harm to the crew or passengers”.
Members of the Barbados Fire Service and other emergency agencies responded the report.