Man who caused fight on plane was a Romanian sought by police
Italian media have reported that the man who caused the fight on a Ryanair flight on its way to Malta last week was a Romanian who was being searched for by the police in his country.
The man was Cristian Ioan Strachinaru, 31 years, sought by the police in his country for theft aggravated by violence, and for driving without a licence.
It has been established that he was drunk on the plane. The plane had to land in the nearest airport, that of Pisa, where Strachinaru was taken off the plane along with some other people.