Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador – Today, 31-year-old Edward John A. Myhill of London, England, is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay at 1:30 p.m. to answer to charges laid following his removal from an American Airlines flight yesterday. The flight, which was enroute from Heathrow to Chicago, was diverted to Happy Valley-Goose Bay and a complaint made to the RCMP.
Responding officers arrested Myhill, who was held in custody and charged with the following offences:
Under the Criminal Code
Section 266 Assault – flight attendant
Section.264.1 Threats – flight attendant
Section 430(3) Mischief
Under the Aeronautics Act
Section 7.41(1A) Engaged in activity which endangered safety of a flight or persons on board
Section 7.41(1B) Engaged in activity which endangered the safety of a flight or persons on board by lessening the flight crew’s ability to perform their duties
Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP
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