British tourists arrested at Schiphol for disrupting flight

Military police at Schiphol airport arrested 17 British holidaymakers on Thursday afternoon for misbehaving during their flight to Amsterdam, news agency ANP said.

The group, aged 19 to 24, were aggressive to cabin staff and seemed to be drunk, ANP said. The airline, which was not named in the reports, has made a formal complaint to police.
The 17 people are being held for further questioning, the military police website said, but gave no more details.

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