A man died a mysterious death last night while on board an Aer Lingus flight after he started biting a fellow passenger and became unwell after being forcefully stopped. The incident took place in Flight EI 485 which was travelling from Lisbon in Portugal to Dublin in Ireland. But given the circumstances, it was forced to divert and make an emergency landing in Cork. The 24-year-old man was reportedly “biting another passenger” and was restrained by the crew when he became “extremely violent”.
A woman has been arrested after the incident reportedly.
The injured man was taken to hospital following the emergency landing.
Aer Lingus released a statement last night regarding the incident, stating the reason a "medical emergency on board".