A Sri Lankan cricketer tried to open the door of a British Airways flight from St Lucia to London Gatwick while the plane was at 35,000 feet. The drunk cricketer, wearing a blue-coloured team T-shirt, told cabin crew he was searching for the toilet.
The Daily Mail reported that the unnamed player from the Sri Lankan A team, pulled at the door for two minutes, creating panic among fellow passengers on the Trans-Atlantic flight on Monday.
A witness told the newspaper: "It was pretty frightening. I'm a nervous flyer anyway but things had been fine until then. I was awake. My daughter had been crying. So I saw everything."