Police stormed the aircraft and hauled him off.
Mr Buckworth said: ‘The irony is I was writing a sentence about the absurdity of the fear-mongering when we live in such a happy country of ice-cream and beaches and fluffy things.’
A page from the notepad reads: ‘In a land of melting ice-creams, sandy feet and fluffy bears, how could anyone be fearful of terrorism.’
A spokeswoman for Tigerair said: ‘Tigerair has a zero-tolerance policy towards inappropriate and antisocial behaviour. Safety and security of staff and passengers underpins the operation at all times and is never compromised.’