E-cigarette on aircraft lands Caboolture man in court

A 37-year-old Caboolture man has been issued with a notice to appear in relation to an incident that occurred on a commercial airline travelling from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast.

Police were called to the airport at Marcoola just before 6.30pm last night following reports of a passenger who was allegedly refusing to comply with directions from airline staff in relation to the use of an e-cigarette.

Police attended the airport, boarded the plane and detained the man.

He was issued with a notice to appear for the offence of smoking on aircraft S255 of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 1988.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

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