Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Plane in emergency landing as drunk groom fights with bride

rexfeatures-960974d.jpg
rexfeatures-633293b.jpg

A Delta Air Lines aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on Grand Cayman island at the weekend, after a drunk groom fought with his wife en-route to their honeymoon.

The unnamed US citizen was escorted off the flight and held in custody on a charge of drunk and disorderly conduct, Royal Cayman Islands Chief Inspector Raymond Christian told Reuters.

The flight was travelling from Atlanta to Costa Rica, but was diverted in the Caymans due to the incident.

The bride remained on-board and continued her journey to Costa Rica after the groom was taken off the flight, officials said.

Delta spokeswoman Lindsay McDuff confirmed that a "disruptive customer" caused crew on-board flight 901 to touch down in Grand Cayman.

"The flight landed without incident and the customer was met by local authorities," she said.

This isn't the first time drunken grooms have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. A few weeks ago, groom Jake Brookes was left "devastated" after a minister in Adelaide, Australia refused to marry him because he was intoxicated.

"All I wanted was my woman to feel she was queen of the day, man," the tearful groom told reporters, denying that he had been drunk.

In another incident in Delhi last month, a 23-year-old woman called off her wedding after the groom turned up drunk for the marriage ceremony.

"After watching him in an inebriated condition during the ceremony, the girl refused to marry him," said a police officer who was called to the scene by the bride's family.

And in a show of spectacularly bad judgement, a drunk groom in Feldkirch, Austria was caught cheating on his bride during the wedding reception in June 2012. Unsurprisingly, the bride's friends called a halt to the party and sent the guests home.

But grooms aren't the only culprits when it comes to bad behaviour at weddings. In December 2012, a 32-year-old bride spent her wedding night in jail in Bromley, south east London, after becoming involved in a 12-man brawl that erupted during the wedding reception. She was cautioned for affray.

Words: Anna Brech, Photos: Rex Features

Related

target-photoshop-horror-hero.jpg

Outrage as Target photoshops teen to give her a thigh gap

rexfeatures-2596224cl.jpg

Who is Cressida Bonas?

untitled-2.jpg

Ban Bossy: Beyonce and Jennifer Garner join campaign to take back the word

main.jpg

Judge overturns rape conviction as woman "didn't behave like a victim"

main-hero.jpg

Hunger Games producer buys rights to Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

hero.jpg

20 on-screen bedrooms we wish were ours

Comments

More

This new DIY divorce app vows to help you to ‘consciously uncouple’

Because there really is an app for everything nowadays

by Kayleigh Dray
18 Jan 2017

Rachel Court wants employers to watch for these abuse warning signs

A woman who survived being shot by her husband has shared a letter from her old boss, revealing the extent to which her partner controlled her life for years

by Kayleigh Dray
18 Jan 2017

Hidden and pop-up home office inspiration for any living space

You don't need a whole spare room to build your dream workspace

by Amy Swales
18 Jan 2017

These are the 7 best-rated pizza restaurants in the UK

We scoured TripAdvisor, so you don’t have to.

by Moya Crockett
18 Jan 2017

Teenage girls are being targeted as the next generation of UK spies

Social media-savvy? You might have what it takes to be a secret agent.

by Moya Crockett
18 Jan 2017

Amazing new video confirms all Pixar films are set in same universe

It's official, Disney says so

by Kayleigh Dray
18 Jan 2017

The 15 key life lessons we learned from Sabrina the Teenage Witch

From tackling addictions to unleashing our inner witch

by Kayleigh Dray
17 Jan 2017

March for a more equal world

Your essential guide to making your voice heard this Saturday

by The Stylist web team
17 Jan 2017

Everything you need to know about the Women’s March on London

From where to meet to what to wear.

by Moya Crockett
17 Jan 2017

Gossiping is good for you, study suggests

We knew it.

by Sarah Biddlecombe
17 Jan 2017