Ed was an hour into his journey from Miami to Heathrow when the foul-mouthed lout sparked trouble
SINGER Ed Sheeran was caught in a terrifying air-rage incident when a drunk passenger racially abused crew.
The Shape of You star, 32, was an hour into his journey from Miami to Heathrow when the foul-mouthed lout sparked trouble by demanding booze.
Ed agreed to a selfie with fan Dan Haughian at the departure gate at Miami before the air-rage incidentCredit: Facebook
He was restrained and armed cops boarded on landing.
The superstar smiled for selfies shortly before trouble flared on the jet
An angry, boozed-up passenger demanded more alcohol and was refused.
He reacted by hurling abuse as passengers on the Heathrow-bound service recorded his outburst.
A drunken yob hurled racist abuse and made monkey noises at crewCredit: DAN HAUGHIAN
In one clip, the Scotsman says “F*** you, you c***s”, adding: “Take all of your annoying c*** faces out of my f***ing eye range.”
As the stand-off continued, he was also alleged to have made monkey noises at passengers and crew.
An off-duty police officer and other fliers restrained him and he was strapped into a jump seat.
It was feared that the BA captain would turn back to the US. But after landing at London, six armed officers boarded the plane and arrested the man early on Tuesday.