Wizz Air Jet Diverts to Sweden after Passenger Tries to Kick Down Cockpit Door

Thursday, November 5, 2015
By George Hatcher

WizzAirWizz Air flight W63215 made an emergency landing in Malmo, Sweden, on November 3.

Authorities said the pilot declared an emergency after an unruly passenger kicked the cockpit door and tried to open two emergency exits. The passengers wrestled him to the ground while the plane, en-route from Bucharest, Romania to Torp, Norway, was diverted to Sweden.

The plane landed safely. The 43-year-old man was taken into custody.

The plane took off again and reached its destination with a delay of 1.5 hours.

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