British Airways brawl: 2 injured by a broken wine bottle on inflight fight

Jarek Kilian /

Two passengers have been injured on a British Airways flight bound for St. Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) after a fight broke out onboard the Boeing 777 aircraft.

The incident occurred about six hours into a flight from London Gatwick Airport (LGW), a couple of hours prior to landing. 

St. Lucian news outlet The Loop reported that an altercation occurred between two passengers, with one said to have smashed a bottle of wine in the galley and used it as a weapon. 

A third passenger tried to diffuse the situation, only to sustain deep cuts during the scuffle. The good Samaritan in question was diabetic and received immediate care from a nurse onboard the flight. 

All three passengers involved in the fight were taken to a local hospital as soon as the plane landed in St. Lucia. 

The wine bottle-wielding passenger has been taken into police custody. 

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