The Moroccan police stated that a man had gone to an airplane toilet and then tried to make his way to the cockpit. He was described as having “mental troubles.”
A 26-year-old male passenger had to be restrained by airline crew when he tried to enter the aircraft’s cockpit. The incident occurred on an unnamed commercial airline today, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, that departed Paris, France, and was headed for Casablanca, Morocco.
The passenger was an illegal immigrant in France, where he had been diagnosed with a mental illness. An uncle was on the flight with him to accompany him back to Morocco where upon arrival, he was taken to the airport’s clinic and then admitted to a psychiatric hospital.