A BOOZY plane passenger asked men to join her in the “mile high club” before biting crew in a four-hour long rampage.
Demi Burton caused chaos as she flew back to the UK from Abu Dhabi after drinking too much red wine.
The 20-year-old shouted “you may as well just land the plane now then” after being refused any more alcohol on the Etihad flight.
A court heard it then took six crew members and passengers to restrain her as she tried to head butt and kick them, and she was arrested when the plane landed in Manchester.
Prosecuting Miss Claire Brocklebank, said: “It appears she was drunk before getting on the flight and she started making a number of inappropriate sexual comments to a number of male passengers on the flight.
“Two in particular remember hearing comments and at first they laughed it off but it then became more and more increasingly inappropriate and she asked them to join the mile-high club.”
Air stewardess Fouzia Naim said in a statement: “It was a stressful situation but whilst I managed to remain calm and professional, it’s not acceptable for crew members to be treated this way and not fair on the other passengers to witness things like this.
“As a result of her being verbally abusive towards me and assaulting, I couldn’t eat or drink anything whilst the flight was ongoing.”
Burton, from Carrington, near Manchester had been travelling home from a three-month trip to Australia where she had been visiting family.
She claimed she had been drinking as she had a fear of flying.
At Minshull Street Crown Court, Manchester she was jailed for six months after she admitted being drunk on an aircraft and five charges of assault.
The rampage began on May 9 shortly after flight EY21 had taken off from the United Arab Emirates.
A consultant anaesthetist travelling on the flight who was bitten on the elbow and headbutted as he helped restrain Burton claimed it was worse than working in A&E.
Defence lawyer, Martin Callery, said: “She is thoroughly ashamed of herself and because she is remorseful, she is utterly embarrassed at the way she behaved. It is completely out of character as far as she is concerned.
“She went to Australia to get away from her family who have behaved towards her from her early years in a very controlling and very abusive way.
“She thought it was right fly back but was apprehensive about the arrival home and apprehensive about flying itself and had more to drink then was appropriate.”
Sentencing Burton, Judge John Edwards said: “Your behaviour was unpleasant, violent and persistent over a lengthy period.
“So that a doctor, an anaesthetist by profession remarks in all his dealings in A&E had not witnessed such aggressive behaviour before.
“The matter is too serious to be dealt in any other way other than immediate custody.”