Southwest Plane Returns to LAX after Physical Altercation Between Passengers

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
By George Hatcher

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest flight 2010 had to return and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on October 18.

According to the airline, the plane was heading to San Francisco when the the pilot declared emergency due to a physical altercation between two passengers. Some sources reported that a male passenger choked a female passenger after she reclined the seat in front of him.

The plane landed safely. The male passenger was taken in by FBI agents for questioning.

The airline arranged an alternate plane for the remaining 136 passengers.

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