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Climbs Out of Plane,
Jumps to Tarmac
Nov 27, 2023 3:16 PM CST
Southwest Passenger Climbs Out of Plane, Jumps to Tarmac
The man was taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation
- A Southwest Airlines passenger was hospitalized for evaluation Sunday night after he opened an emergency hatch on an aircraft, climbed out onto the wing, and jumped down onto the tarmac, authorities say. Witnesses say the man ran across the tarmac at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and tried to...
Passenger's Rage Over Meal
Leads to Unscheduled Stop
Jul 11, 2023 10:05 AM CDT
Passenger's Rage Over Meal Leads to Unscheduled Stop
Business-class customer reportedly wasn't happy with the options available; United flight is diverted
- A United Airlines flight had to divert just two hours into what should have been a 9.5-hour journey Sunday after a business-class passenger became enraged over meal options. According to the
, the passenger, who would've paid around $7,000 for the upgraded seat, caused a fuss after...
Flier's Alleged Threat
Shuts Down an Airport
Jul 6, 2023 9:39 AM CDT
Flier's Alleged Threat Shuts Down an Airport
Officials say incident occurred Wednesday on Alaska Airlines flight from Atlanta to Seattle
- An Alaska Airlines passenger made a "direct threat" regarding the plane's safety to a flight attendant on Wednesday, say officials—causing the flight to make an emergency landing at the Spokane International Airport, which was shut down for more than an hour after Flight 334 landed there. NBC...
Flight Diverts After Passenger
'Wouldn't Calm Down'
Jun 5, 2023 10:10 AM CDT
Flight Diverts After Passenger 'Wouldn't Calm Down'
'Unruly' man causes plane from Paris to US to land in Newfoundland, Canada, instead: officials
- A Delta Air Lines flight out of Paris on Friday had Detroit as its destination. But the plane took an unexpected detour to a third country after officials say an unmanageable passenger caused the aircraft to be diverted. FlightAware tracking data shows that Flight DL97 took off from Charles de...
This Isn't How a
Phone Is to Be Used
May 22, 2023 8:58 AM CDT
This Isn't How a Plane's Intercom Phone Is to Be Used
'Belligerent' Frontier passenger accused of striking flight attendant with phone
- A Frontier Airlines passenger headed from Colorado to Florida delayed her plane's trip to warmer climes and now has an arrest under her belt after a confrontation with a flight attendant. The airline says in a statement that the "belligerent" female passenger on Flight 708 from Denver to...
Epic Plane Outburst Began
With 'Shut That Baby Up'
Apr 21, 2023 8:04 AM CDT
Epic Plane Outburst Began With 'Shut That Baby Up'
Southwest Airlines passenger forcibly removed by police in Orlando
- Orlando police had to escort a Southwest Airlines passenger from a plane on Monday after what
calls an "adult tantrum" over a crying baby. Passenger Mark Grabowski recorded a nearly 4-minute viral video of the outburst as the flight, bound for Fort Lauderdale, was stuck in a...
FBI: Man Took 'Shrooms,
Then Had Quite a Trippy Flight
Oct 10, 2022 8:56 AM CDT
FBI: Man Took 'Shrooms, Then Had Quite a Trippy Flight
Cherruy Loghan Sevilla is accused of assaulting crew, breaking into bathroom on United plane
- There are bad trips, and then there are bad drug trips, and may never the two converge. For one man on a United Airlines flight last week, however, that's apparently what happened, and he's now facing charges of assault and interfering with flight crew. An affidavit filed in...
FBI Detains Man After
'Unprovoked' Attack on
Sep 22, 2022 9:30 AM CDT
FBI Detains Man After 'Unprovoked' Attack on Flight Attendant
Witness says American Airlines passenger claimed he was the Messiah
- He wasn't the Messiah, he was a very unruly passenger. A man was detained Wednesday after allegedly attacking a flight attendant on an American Airlines flight to Los Angeles from San Jose del Cabo in Mexico, and a witness says the man started shouting about being the Messiah after...
Passenger Who Was
Taped to Seat After Groping
Flight Attendants Learns Fate
May 4, 2022 12:52 AM CDT
Passenger Who Was Taped to Seat After Groping Flight Attendants Learns Fate
Maxwell Berry got 60 days behind bars
The man who was duct-taped to his seat last year after groping two flight attendants on a Frontier Airlines flight and punching another was sentenced Tuesday. Max Berry, now 23, will spend 60 days in jail followed by a year of supervised release, ABC News reports. Berry pleaded guilty...
FBI: Man Blamed
His Homophobia for
Attack on Flight Attendant
Apr 27, 2022 5:40 PM CDT
FBI: Man Blamed His Homophobia for Attack on Flight Attendant
He allegedly assaulted attendant in first class on Delta flight
- A Delta Air Lines passenger accused of attacking a flight attendant in first class gave FBI investigators an "excuse" that isn't going to help his case. According to a criminal complaint, Christopher Alexander Morgan told investigators that "he is homophobic and that it is possible he could...
'Unruly' Passenger Wanted
to Get Off the Plane Badly
Apr 20, 2022 9:03 AM CDT
'Unruly' Passenger Wanted to Get Off the Plane Badly
Cynthia McKnight facing charges after allegedly opening door, inflating slide at Buffalo airport
- An unruly passenger escaped an American Airlines flight preparing to takeoff from Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Tuesday in a most dramatic fashion: down the emergency exit slide, according to reports. Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Spencer Brown, a passenger on the flight, tweeted about the woman's outburst, which resulted...
FAA Wants to Fine
Apr 8, 2022 5:30 PM CDT
FAA Wants to Fine Passenger $82K
Another would have to pay $77K after both are accused of biting people on flights
- Two airline passengers accused of biting people on their flights are facing the highest fines ever imposed for bad behavior by the FAA. The agency is seeking a penalty of almost $82,000 against a woman it says fought crew members and other passengers on an American Airlines flight last...
Flight From Canada
to Mexico Makes
Unplanned Stop in Texas
Mar 4, 2022 9:41 AM CST
Flight From Canada to Mexico Makes Unplanned Stop in Texas
Aeromexico flight had to dump 3 unruly passengers after a reportedly drunken face-mask tiff
- Houston, we have a problem. Rather, three of them, and they were all booted from an Aeromexico flight that had to be diverted to the Texas city after a reportedly drunken confrontation over face masks. According to an incident report from the Houston Police Department cited by CNN , Aeromexico Flight...
Flight Attendant Yelled, Then
Plane Began Rapid Descent
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Feb 19, 2022 11:45 AM CST
Flight Attendant Yelled, Then Plane Began Rapid Descent
American Airlines flight diverted due to unruly passenger
- Passengers on American Airlines flight 1775 Sunday afternoon say they heard one flight attendant yell to another to turn the lights on, they were switched back on abruptly, and then, with no warning, the plane began a rapid descent. The problem? An unruly passenger, the airline says. The plane, which...
Feb 16, 2022 7:05 AM CST
Disruption on Delta Flight Involves a Strange Vaccine Plot
Suspect says he wanted other passengers to record him sharing his views
- A man who wanted to share his views on the COVID vaccine is accused of disrupting a Delta Air Lines flight Friday. During the flight from Salt Lake City to Portland, Ore., Michael Brandon Demarre, 32, allegedly tried to open the plane's emergency exit, the
Put Unruly Passengers on
'No-Fly' List, Airline Urges
Feb 5, 2022 5:05 PM CST
Put Unruly Passengers on 'No-Fly' List, Airline Urges
Delta asks attorney general to blacklist convicted customers
- Delta Air Lines has asked Attorney General Merrick Garland to establish a federal "no-fly" list and to put any passenger convicted of disrupting a flight on it. "This action will help prevent future incidents and serve as a strong symbol of the consequences of not complying with crew...
Flight Circles Back After
Passengers Decide to Upgrade
Jan 23, 2022 12:45 PM CST
Flight Circles Back After Passengers Decide to Upgrade
Crew says 2 people became disruptive after they were ordered back to coach
- It seems logical to claim empty seats on a half-full flight, but United Airlines didn't think so and turned a transatlantic flight around on Thursday when two passengers refused to return to their original seats, per
. About 90 minutes into a flight from Newark to Tel Aviv,...
Flier Arrested After Allegedly
Mooning Flight Attendant
Jan 23, 2022 5:15 AM CST
Flier Arrested After Allegedly Mooning Flight Attendant
Shane McInerney was flying from Dublin to New York
- A 29-year-old Irish man's alleged behavior on a flight to New York could potentially end in serious prison time. Shane McInerney departed from Dublin on a Jan. 7 Delta flight, an initial leg in a journey that was to end in Florida, where he planned to start a job...
Woman Pleads Guilty
to Attacking Flight Attendant
Dec 23, 2021 8:31 AM CST
Woman Pleads Guilty to Attacking Flight Attendant
Vyvianna Quinonez expected to get 4-month sentence plus 3-year flight ban
: California woman Vyvianna Quinonez has admitted attacking a Southwest flight attendant earlier this year and is likely to face prison time—plus a long ban from flying. The Sacramento resident pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to interfering with a flight attendant, NBC San Diego reports. According to a...
Florida Man Faces
Riot Charge After
Wild Airport Brawl
Dec 21, 2021 4:31 PM CST
Florida Man Faces Riot Charge After Wild Airport Brawl
Police say it started when suspect confronted Miami Airport worker on transport cart
- Frustrated passengers brawled with officers at Miami International Airport after a charter flight was delayed Monday night, police say. According to an arrest report seen by WPLG , the incident began when Air Century passenger Mayfrer Serranopaca confronted an employee on a transport cart and demanded to speak to the airline....
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