ダブリンから8時間のフライトで, Ireland to New York City on January
7, Shane McInerney
, 29, allegedly refused to wear a face mask despite being asked several times to do so by the flight crew
, according to an affidavit and complaint unsealed Friday
The Galway, アイルランド, native allegedly threw an empty beverage can, hitting another passenger in the head, 苦情によると. Court documents also said McInerney had an exchange with the flight captain, who was on a break, and twice placed his own cap on the captain’s head. The affidavit says McInerney held his fist near the captain’s face and said, “Don’t touch me.”
At one point during the flight, McInerney allegedly pulled down his pants and underwear, exposing his buttocks to a flight attendant, 苦情によると.
McInerney also did not remain seated when the airplane was on its final approach to the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, 苦情を読んだ.
McInerney is facing a felony charge of intentionally assaulting and intimidating a member of a flight crew
, で逮捕された人, spokesman for the District Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York
. 有罪判決を受けた場合, he could face up to
20 刑務所での年, Marzulli said
McInerney’s attorney, Benjamin Zev Yaster, had no comment.
McInerney was released on a $ 20,000 bond and remains in the US as a condition of his bond, according to Marzulli.
No date has been set for McInerney’s arraignment, but he had his initial appearance in Brooklyn Federal Court on January 14, Marzulli said.