"Race hate" passenger thrown off jet

A man has been arrested after allegedly becoming aggressive and using antisemitic threats on a Detroit-bound airplane in Miami aiport.

Mansour Mohammad Asad stood up as Northwest Airlines Flight 2485 was about to take off from Miami International Airport on Wednesday evening and said: “I'm a Palestinian and want to kill all the Jews,” according to a report by the Miami-Dade Police Department.

The plane returned to the gate where police officers removed him and used a taser when he became aggressive during a search.

Asad, 43, from Toledo, Ohio, was charged with threatening a public servant, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

    Last updated: 3:05pm, November 2 2010