A COUPLE were arrested for allegedly trying to join the “mile high club” on a flight in Queensland over the weekend.
The 44-year-old Gold Coast man and a 39-year-old woman were arrested on Saturday morning after arriving at Mackay Airport on a flight from Brisbane.
It is alleged the couple were found together in the plane’s toilet.
The man is due to face court in Mackay later this month after allegedly becoming aggressive after the incident.
A Jetstar spokeswoman said the airline did not allow people to enter the toilet “in pairs” and it was normal for anyone doing so to be asked to leave the tiny onboard bathroom by the flight crew.
“They would be asked to come out, and if they comply there are no further questions asked or action taken,” she said.
On this occasion it is alleged the man became abusive towards cabin crew and he was met by police when the flight landed in Mackay.
He is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on December 20 after being released from police custody on bail.
A Jetstar spokeswoman said it would be inappropriate for them to comment on the incident as it was now a “police matter