VIDEO: Drunk passenger restrained on flight to Russia after punching his female companion

Footage has emerged showing a drunk passenger being restrained after he punched the woman he was travelling with.

 

A video has surfaced online showing the moment a drunk passenger is taken to the ground and restrained by cabin crew and other passengers with a seat belt.

 

Witnesses say he started swearing loudly before he punched the 26-year-old woman he was travelling with.

 

The dramatic incident took place on a flight from Antalya, Turkey to Ufa, Russia.

 

Reports suggest the man was arrested when the plane landed at Ufa International Airport and was fined a mere 1,000 RUB ($17 USD).

 

He has also been put on an airline watch list.

 

The clip, recorded on a mobile phone, does not have sound.