A man was arrested on assault charges after authorities say he attacked two United Airlines flight attendants on a trip from Miami to Washington, D.C — because he had consumed magic mushrooms.
The incident on Oct. 4 began when Cherruy Loghan Sevilla started to cause a disturbance one hour into the flight, according to court documents filed in Virginia last week.
Authorities said Sevilla grabbed the arm of the person sitting next to him before he began “wandering around the plane, running up and down the aisle, clapping loudly near the cockpit and yelling obscenities.” The affidavit said Sevilla also broke off a piece of a bathroom door and opened it when a passenger was inside it.
The flight crew was able to get Sevilla back into his seat, but his “screams and outburst grew louder,” according to the affidavit. Sevilla laid on the floor, and when a flight attendant attempted to tell him to get back in his seat, authorities said he refused and grabbed the flight attendant’s breast.
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