ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A man denied alcohol during a United Airlines flight went on a rampage, the FBI said Wednesday.
Brian A. Casias, 35, has been charged with interfering with the flight crew on Flight 711 from Denver to Anchorage.
Casias, of Commerce City, Colo., was heard swearing as he boarded the flight Tuesday, and the plane’s captain advised him that he would not be served alcohol.
When a flight attendant denied Casias’ request for a drink, he allegedly threw his tray of food down and spat repeatedly on the floor.
Casias allegedly ripped the phone off the back of the seat and broke two tray tables, throwing them to the floor, the FBI said.
Casias also is accused of urinating on the floor of the lavatory, where he allegedly broke a handicapped bar and a changing table. He also is accused of swearing and of smoking several cigarettes on the plane.
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