The crew was able to handcuff the passenger until the flight, which couldn't complete the last leg of its journey, made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport in London, delaying the journey three hours past its scheduled landing of 11:30pm.
On arriving in London, the woman was met by police and promptly arrested "on suspicion of using threatening behavior", according to a statement issued by Sussex Police.
Meanwhile, passengers began to chant the Hokey Cokey (or Hokey Pokey, as it's called in the States). If you don't know the song, some of the lyrics go: "You put your left leg in, your left leg out, in, out, in, out, you shake it all about"...
“It sounds funny, but it was not a laughing matter at the time", Smith said. "She was totally drunk. It was shocking".