RYANAIR has banned a Spanish policeman from its planes after he carried a gun onto a domestic flight.
The airline has now issued a formal complaint to the Spanish government in a bid to change the law allowing policemen and soldiers to fly armed.
The crew only discovered the off duty policeman was carrying the weapon while he sat on the plane waiting for take off.
A protest has been sent to both the Spanish police and government, claiming that the presence of the gun endangered the lives of the 173 passengers aboard the plane.
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