Disruptive Passenger

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... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

United Express flight 3550 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 5th. The plane heading from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. Authorities said the male passenger caused “extreme concern for passengers and the flight crew”, as he broke out of toilet’s door and shouted in... »

IndiGo Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Mumbai due to Disruptive Passenger

Saturday, July 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
IndiGo Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Mumbai due to Disruptive Passenger

An IndiGo flight had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on July 28th. The aircraft was travelling from Dubai, UAE, to Kozhikode, India, when a passenger onboard started misbehaving with the crew and got violent. The passenger was detained and is now under investigation. Download article... »

Compass Airlines Plane Diverts to Tucson due to Unruly Passenger

Thursday, June 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Compass Airlines Plane Diverts to Tucson due to Unruly Passenger

A Compass Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport, Arizona, on June 22nd. The plane, heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a male passenger made a threat to the crew. The plane, carrying 80 passengers, landed uneventfully. The man was escorted... »

Ryanair Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passengers

Sunday, May 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passengers

A Ryanair flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Limoges – Bellegarde Airport, Limoges, France, on April 28th. The Boeing 737, en-route from Liverpool, England, to Alicante, Spain, was mid-air when two drunk men onboard began fighting, prompting the captain to divert the plane. The plane landed uneventfully. All 180 passengers... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Drunk Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Thursday, March 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Drunk Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

EasyJet flight EZY8896 had to make an emergency landing in Bordeaux, France, on March 7th. The Airbus A320, heading from Marrakesh, Morocco, to Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom, had to be diverted after a drunk male passenger tried to open an emergency door mid-air. The plane landed safely. The man was escorted out of the... »

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Disruptive Passengers

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Disruptive Passengers

A Ryanair flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Berlin Schonefeld Airport, Germany, on February 26th. The plane, heading from London Luton Airport in Bedfordshire, England, to Bratislava, Slovakia, was diverted after six drunk passengers became aggressive mid-flight. The six men were a part of 12-man stag party group from Southampton,... »

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