Air Canada Flight to Israel Forced to Land in London Due to Unruly Passenger

The nationality of the traveler is yet unknown, as are the details of the incident. Meanwhile, fellow passengers find themselves waiting for hours in British capital.

An Air Canada plane sits on the tarmac before takeoff in Toronto, Canada.
An Air Canada plane sits on the tarmac before takeoff in Toronto, Canada. Bloomberg

Passengers travelling from Toronto to Tel Aviv found themselves sitting on the tarmac in London for a few hours after the plane was forced to land due to an unruly passenger.

Air Canada flight AC084, which departed from Toronto to Tel Aviv on Tuesday night made the emergency stop at London at 7:30 A.M. Israel time.

The airline said the plane was forced to land due to security concerns.

The flight, which was slated to arrive in Tel Aviv at 10:15 A.M., has since taken off and is now scheduled to land at Ben-Gurion International Airport at 1:30 P.M.

The nationality of the unruly passenger is yet unknown, as are the details of the incident.