A man was arrested on Friday for smoking in the lavatory of a Ryanair flight from Karlsruhe in Germany to Thessaloniki.
The man, 32 year-old German national of Greek origin was arrested at Makedonia airport once the plane landed at 1 a.m. on Friday.
According to reports, police were notified after an air stewardess informed the pilot of the incident, who in turn told air traffic controllers.
The 32-year-old admitted that he was smoking citing nerves during the flight. He appeared before a public prosecutor later on Friday.
Legal experts say he could receive up to a six- month jail sentence or a fine.