India, May 29 -- A Melbourne-bound Virgin Australia flight had to turn around after a male passenger allegedly ran naked on it and knocked a crew member to the floor. According to reports, the incident happened after the flight took off from Perth.

Australian federal police officers were alerted by airport staff about the incident. Upon the flight's arrival in Perth, they apprehended the man at the airport, The Guardian reported.

While talking to The Guardian, a passenger said that an hour into the flight, he saw a naked man "running up the aisle" and "charging towards the front of the plane".

The 23-year-old mining engineer flying to Melbourne for his university graduation added, "Initially, you think, God forbid, it could be an attac...