The 26-year-old British man reportedly lost control an hour after the flight took off. After 90 minutes, the flight crew decided to turn around and the flight landed safely back in Hong Kong.
The airport authorities arrested the passenger and sent him to hospital. Reportedly, the man shouted and refused to obey the flight crew. "The foreign man called Robert, who is 26 years old, lost control on board and didn't follow instructions from staff on the flight," a police spokesman told AFP
Accomodation and other facilities were arranged for other passengers in Hong Kong. The flight will fly out again on Monday night, said AFP report.