The British Airways flight to Mauritius on Thursday was delayed and the pilot replaced, BA said.
An airline source told The Sun : “Cops rushed on to the plane and headed straight for the cockpit. The first officer was cuffed and led away.”
A 49-year-old man from west London has been arrested and remains in police custody, Sussex Police said.
The man, from Harmondsworth, West Drayton, has been arrested on suspicion of performing an aviation function when the...