The passenger broke the inner layer on CI
's newest A330-300. Reg B-18351
The passenger (Vietnamnese US Citiezen) has psychological issues. Medications were found in his bags by the police and the passenger was moved to a hospital for testing after being booked. The passenger, flying with his wife, was supposed to fly to the US via TPE
According to the local news, the captain declared hijacking and made an emergency landing in Kaohsiung, after the passenger demanded the plane to fly straight to the US. It took several crew members to restrain the passenger, and minor injuries were suffered by the crew. CI has announced that they will seek damage compensation from the passenger.
There is a picture of the plane on A.Net after it landed in Kaohsiung:
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Photo © S.L. Tsai
[Edited 2006-07-20 20:35:05]