Disruptive Passenger

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... »

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... »

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