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ShandsCair Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Unruly Patient

A ShandsCair helicopter made an emergency landing at Belleview High School in Marion County, Florida, on October 4th.

The pilot decided to make an emergency landing after a patient became aggressive and attacked the medical team mid-air.

The aircraft landed safely. The 66-year-old male patient was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

United ExpressUnited 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 Arabic.

The plane landed safely in Nashville.

The man, identified as Mohammed Nasser Aldoseri, 26, was arrested.

Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

AlaskaAlaska Airlines flight 7 had to make an emergency landing at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on August 29th.

The plane heading from JFK Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-air.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 180 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The unruly passenger was arrested upon landing.

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Detroit due to Disruptive Passenger

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight 3461 had to make an emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Michigan, on January 7.

The plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, had to be diverted due to an unruly passenger. It is believed that a woman asked to be let off the plane mid-air and when the crew members told her it was not possible, she became aggressive and attacked the passengers and crew.

The woman was restrained using scarves, belts, seat belts when the plane, carrying 69 passengers and 4 crew, landed in Detroit.

She was taken into custody by the FBI. The plane resumed its journey after a short delay.

The flight was being operated by Shuttle America.

Southwest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kansas City

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight 5929 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Kansas City International airport, Missouri, on November 22.

The plane was heading from Indianapolis to Los Angeles when the crew reported suspicious and unruly behavior of three passengers and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The disruptive trio were taken for questioning while K-9 police dogs thoroughly searched the aircraft.

Authorities said the search teams found nothing unusual and the flight resumed after a while. The three passengers were also booked on a later flight.

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

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.

AA Flight Diverts to Indianapolis Due to Unruly Passenger

american airlinesAmerican Airlines Flight 1284 had to make an emergency landing at Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana, on September 14.

Authorities said the plane, en-route from Miami to Chicago, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. It is believed that 25-year-old Daniela Velez-Reyes, of Chicago, hit a passenger and a flight attendant.

The plane landed uneventfully.

Daniela was arrested while the plane was cleared to take off again.

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