Passenger who smoked in a plane toilet appears in court
A passenger who smoked a cigarette in the toilet of a plane has been prosecuted for breaking safety rules.
Leicester magistrates heard that Dolars Putrasevics (23) was on a flight on his way back from Latvia to East Midlands Airport after visiting relatives when he decided to have a smoke to relax on the plane.
Prosecutor Kwok Wan said that a member of the cabin crew saw Putrasevics go into one of the aircraft's toilets where he remained for 20 minutes.
"The crew member noticed a very strong smell of cigarette smoke from the toilet when he left and challenged him about being smoking... read more
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