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Mole Catcher makes a mountain out of a molehill on holiday flight

Grassclippings - MolesA rampaging mole catcher had to be grabbed and tied down by airline cabin crew after he got drunk and went 'berserk' aboard a holiday jet flying at 30,000 feet.

Father-of-five Gordon Gardner, 60, - who runs a business in Worcestershire went berserk and began foaming at the mouth after knocking back South Comfort and wine to calm his fear of flying.

Gardner - who was travelling to Gran Canaria - terrorised fellow passengers, berated an air hostess who tried to take away his drink and began raving about 'Gaza, Al Jazeera, war criminals and US b*******.'

He blocked the hostess's path shouting: 'We are all going on holiday while kids are dying and us lot don't give a f***' then headbutted an Italian flight attendant saying: 'You can't tell me what to do, you are the wrong colour.'

Staff and an off duty soldier on the Monarch Airlines aircraft eventually restrained Gardner and physically tied him to two adjoining seats on the plane.

The soldier then agreed to stand guard over Gardner until the plane touched down.  We are all going on holiday while kids are dying and us lot don't give a f***  The holidaymaker's language was said to be so colourful onlookers mistakenly thought he suffered from Tourette's Syndrome.

Flight attendant Gianni Proddi later told police: 'Children were clinging on to their parents. It was very intense, cabin crew were exhausted and passengers were shocked.

Read more on The Daily Mail

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