A RACIST yob abused airline staff and police on board a flight and in a terminal at Gatwick.

Kieran Crowley was “insulting and disorderly” on the plane and used threatening or abusive behaviour that was racially aggravated.

At Crawley Magistrates’ Court the 44-year-old admitted the two charges, as well as assaulting three police officers.

Crowley, of Howell Walk, Southwark, was given a 16-week suspended prison sentence for the May incident. He changed his plea to guiltyHe was ordered to pay £900 in fines, £450 costs and £325 in compensation.