Plane turned round as passenger flies into 'rage'

PASSENGERS on a flight from Singapore to Brisbane say they were forced to restrain a man "in a rage" who damaged a seat and bit a fellow passenger on the arm.

Etihad Airways flight 470 was forced to return to Singapore, where the man was escorted from the plane.

The flight has since landed safely in Brisbane.

Passenger Tracey Mewis said the man, believed to be in his early 30s, had been acting strangely in Singapore before their initial boarding.

"We thought he was just off his face - he hassled two lots of couples," she said.

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