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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.

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.

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.

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 male, Sri Lankan Citizen, was restrained before the plane safely touched down in Melbourne. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

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 escort.

The passenger, identified as Turkish national Anil Uskanil, 25, was restrained and subdued before the plane landed in Honolulu.

“The aircraft is currently on the ground, and the individual who disrupted the flight has been detained,” the Department of Homeland Security said.

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Disruptive Passenger

American EagleAmerican 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, identified as 24-year-old Jerry Nguyen, was arrested.

The flight resumed with the remaining 143 people onboard.

ASL Airlines France Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passenger

ASLASL 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 was taken into custody before the flight continued to its destination.

IndiGo Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Mumbai due to Disruptive Passenger

IndiGo AirlinesAn 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.

Ryanair Plane Diverts to France due to Disruptive Passengers

RyanairA 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 onboard remained unharmed.

The two men were taken to a nearby police station.

Austrian Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada due to Unruly Passenger

Austrian AirlinesAn Austrian Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at St. John’s International Airport, Newfoundland, Canada, on January 10.

Authorities said the plane, en-route from Vienna to New York, was diverted due to a 35-year-old Israeli man who was showing disruptive behavior on-board.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The unruly passenger was removed from the plane and was shifted to Health Sciences Center to be seen by a doctor.

Authorities said he is facing several charges including uttering threats and causing disturbance in flight.

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Jet2Jet2 flight LS-518 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on January 1st.

The Boeing 737-800 plane, en-route from Tenerife to Newcastle, England, was diverted after the crew reported that a disruptive and intoxicated female passenger was causing trouble.

The plane landed safely and all 161 passengers and six crew members remained unhurt.

The 42-year-old woman passenger was arrested while the plane resumed its journey after a short delay.

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