(CNN) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly creating multiple disturbances and exposing himself to a flight attendant and passengers during a Delta Airlines flight, according to court documents.
On an eight-hour flight from Dublin, Ireland, to New York City on Jan. 7, 29-year-old Shane Mcinerney allegedly refused to wear a mask despite the flight crew he asked several times, and did not sit still when the plane was on its final approach to the New York airport, according to a complaint unsealed Friday.
The Galway, Ireland native also allegedly threw an empty beverage can, hit another passenger in the head and had an exchange with the flight captain where he placed his own cap on the captain's head and placed his fist near of the captain's face, according to the complaint.
At one point during the flight, Mcinerney allegedly dropped his pants and underwear, exposing his buttocks to a flight attendant, according to the complaint.
MCinerney faces a felony charge of intentionally assaulting and intimidating a flight crew member and, if convicted, could face up to 20 years in prison, according to John Marzulli, a spokesman for the United States Attorney's Office. District for the Eastern District of New York.
He was released on $20,000 bail and remains in the United States as a condition of his bail, according to Marzulli.
MCinerney's attorney, Benjamin Zev Yaster, had no comment.
No date has yet been set for Mcinerney's arraignment, but he made his initial appearance in Brooklyn Federal Court on Jan. 14, 2022, according to Marzulli.