Charges After Airport Security Breach

A videograb showing the man trying to enter the Jetstar plane

The man was hours late for his original flight and became aggressive towards Jetstar staff.

And it wasn't even the right flight.

He has now been banned from all Qantas and Jetstar flights for the time being and, depending on how the police investigation pans out, faces being on the airlines.

Unlike a previous security breach at the airport in October, when a man was hit with a Taser by the police after he stormed the tarmac to a Jetstar plane and broke a glass panel in an attempt to board it, the authorities were able to restrain the man without resorting to violence.

"We had been sitting ready to get on the flight and folks went 'Oh my god, what's going on?'" she informed

The extraordinary scenes unfolded today after the traveller missed his flight and attempted to forcefully enter another plane that was preparing for take off.

Witnesses say he then smoked a cigarette inside the airport - an act which is forbidden - before pushing over a computer, assaulting the Jetstar staff, and then making a break for the gate before running out to the tarmac.

"At some point he got away from them", she said.

"This behavior is unacceptable and we have placed an immediate ban on this passenger travelling on all Jetstar and Qantas flights", said a representative for the airline.

"The federal police showed up five minutes later and walked him out". The video ends as the man is about to be confronted by staff.

According to witnesses, the man put up a fierce fight with the airport employees, two of whom were injured in the scuffle.

AFP officers have the man into custody, but Channel 9 says charges are yet to be laid.

The man was eventually restrained and escorted through the gate by Australian Federal Police.

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