Man charged after a passenger tried to access the cockpit of a Mancheser bound aircraft

A man has been charged after he tried to access the cockpit of a plane bound for Manchester.


An aircraft taking off at Manchester Airport: image Darren Marsden

At around 9.30pm on Wednesday 8 May 2019, officers were alerted by the captain of a flight from Amsterdam to Manchester that a passenger was trying to access the cockpit of the aircraft.

Alexander Zeno Bolkziel (19/03/1989) from Ghent, Belgium has been charged with intentionally interfering with the performance of an aircraft crew member’s duties.

He will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today Thursday 16 May 2019.

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