Drunken RIM executives chewed through restraints aboard Air Canada flight
The two executives, George Campbell, 45, and Paul Alexander Wilson, 38, were described by fellow passengers as “quite intoxicated” when they boarded the plane. One passenger, when asked to describe their behavior after take off, said,
Campbell, in particular, threatened to “off people when they left the plane.” He later lay on his belly in the aisle and started kicking the floor. One of the two also assaulted a flight attendant and threatened to punch another flight attendant. Eventually, crew members attempted to restrain the men with plastic handcuffs and tape, but Campbell and Wilson managed to “chew their way through their restraints.”
The prosecution in this case described the men’s behavior as “way over the top.” Although both men have pleaded guilty to mischief and ordered to pay Air Canada a combined $77,000, Air Canada is estimating that the ordeal cost them close to $200,000 and is expected to sue for the remaining balance.
source: CBC News via SlashGear