'Disruptive' man in Tinkerbell dress ousted from Ryanair jet

LONDON (AP) - Authorities say a man dressed as Tinkerbell has been removed from a plane at London's Stansted Airport for disruptive behavior.

Passengers described how police arrived and escorted two men, including one wearing a green dress and fairy wings, off the Ryanair flight to Krakow, Poland before takeoff.

Essex Police said officers were summoned Friday morning because "two men had become disruptive on a plane." The force said "they were co-operative on being asked to leave the aircraft" and weren't arrested.

Ryanair said the incident illustrated why it was calling for curbs on alcohol sales at airports, including a two-drink limit per passenger.

The airline says airports have a duty "to curb excessive drinking and the problems it creates, rather than allowing passengers to drink to excess before their flights."