The pilot of the plane, an Aeroflot SU 232, informed Air Traffic Control of an unruly passenger onboard and sought the help of security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
Aleksander Samokhvalov, a Russian national, was detained by the CISF after the plane landed in Delhi and was then handed over to the police.
The incident took place on May 22.
Samokhvalov's medical examination at Safdarjung Hospital showed that his Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) was at 56.7/100 ml. The permissible level of alcohol content both in Russia and India is at 30 mg.
A police source said that an FIR has been registered as per Section 23 (c) of Aircraft Rules 1937 which pertains to endangering the safety of the aircraft and passengers.