A passenger had half his ear bitten off while en-route to his holiday in Spain. The attack happened on a Jet2 flight between Newcastle and Ibiza on Sunday evening.
According to Mirror.co.uk, the victim is a man aged between 18 and 25 who is now receiving treatment in Spain in an attempt to save his ear, which was savaged shortly before the plane landed on Sunday evening.
On the same afternoon police attended another incident at Newcastle airport where they had to escort a stag party from a Flybe flight to Stanstead.
Northumbria Police say they have received a report of the assault and are appealing for witnesses to the incident.
A spokesman for the airline said: