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Drunk man fined for sneaking onto empty plane

A man has appeared in court after he got drunk and managed to sneak onto an empty plane at Birmingham Airport.

Lee Jezard from Worcester claimed in a press interview he had missed his flight to Ibiza last month, but the court was told he was never booked on any flight.

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Drunk man fined for sneaking onto empty plane

The 22-year-old crawled along the conveyor behind the check-in desks until he ended up on the airfield. Credit: BPM Media

A man has appeared in court after he got drunk and managed to sneak onto an empty plane at Birmingham Airport.

Lee Jezard from Worcester claimed in a press interview he had missed his flight to Ibiza last month, but the court was told he was never booked on any flight.

The 22-year-old crawled along the conveyor behind the check-in desks until he ended up on the airfield.

He was later discovered in the toilet by cleaners and he claimed to be the co-pilot.

He was ordered to pay a fine, compensation and costs totalling £621.

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