A 32-year-old guy was on a Cathay Pacific flight from Newark, New Jersey to Hong Kong early on Wednesday. Right after the plane took off, he had to go to the bathroom.

And here's where it all went bad for this poor dude.

While trying to throw something away in the garbage can, he managed to get his middle finger stuck in the can and couldn't get it unstuck!

What was the remedy? There was none. He had to stand alone in the bathroom for the duration of the flight until they landed in Hong Kong.

Once the plane landed, firefighters were called in and were able to free him. The good news is that he didn't need any medical treatment.

Guess I won't complain about the size of my pretzel bag next time I fly.