Disruptive Passenger

Delta Air Lines Flight Diverts to Tulsa due to Unruly Passenger

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Air Lines Flight Diverts to Tulsa due to Unruly Passenger

Delta Air Lines flight 1156 made an emergency landing in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on May 30th. The plane heading from Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. The plane landed safely. The unruly passenger was removed from the plane and was detained for questioning. Download article as PDF »

Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Aeromexico flight AM-664 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 27th. The plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after an angry “drunk” passenger started screaming and attacking the crew. The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passenger was removed from the plane. Download article as PDF »

Bluebird Airways Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Disruptive Passenger

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bluebird Airways Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Disruptive Passenger

A Bluebird Airways flight made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on August 14th. Authorities said the plane heading from Budapest, Hungary, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed uneventfully in Sofia. The disruptive passenger was escorted off the plane. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Corpus Christi International Airport

Monday, June 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Corpus Christi International Airport

Southwest Airlines flight 4519 made an emergency landing at Corpus Christi International Airport, Texas, on June 25th. Authorities said the plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed safely. The disruptive passenger was taken into custody. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

Friday, June 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-128 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 31st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and claimed that he had a bomb. The passenger, identified as a 25-year-old... »

Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

A Hawaii-bound American Airlines plane was escorted by two fighter jets on May 19th. American Airlines flight 31 was heading from Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, when a passenger tried to break into the cockpit. The crew reported the disturbance, which prompted the Pacific Command to dispatch a pair of fighter jets for... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

An Ethiopian Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, Pakistan, on March 18th. The plane heading from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Beijing, China, was diverted after a mentally disabled patient attacked and injured his medical attendant. The authorities said both passengers involved in the fight... »

Middle East Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Fight Breaks Out Between Passengers

Saturday, January 14, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Middle East Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on January 11th. The plane heading from Beirut, Lebanon, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a violent fight broke out between two passengers. The crew were able to separate the two passengers before the plane landed safely.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Disruptive Passenger

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Disruptive Passenger

American Airlines Flight 2542 had to make an emergency landing at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport in Lubbock, Texas, on September 22nd. The plane heading from Ontario, California, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted after a passenger started yelling and banging on the cockpit door. The plane landed safely. The disruptive passenger,... »

ASL Airlines France Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passenger

Sunday, September 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines France Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passenger

ASL Airlines France flight had to divert and make a forced emergency landing at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, Blagnac, France, on September 14th. The Boeing 737 en-route from Glasgow, Scotland, to Ibiza Island, was mid-air when an intoxicated passenger started causing disruption in the cabin, prompting the crew to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. The man... »

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