Transcript for Toronto-To-Panama Flight Grounded After Passenger's Bomb Threat
begin with a major scare in the air. U.s. Fighter jets launched into action and S.W.A.T. Team after a man on board makes fly. So many airline incidents and accidents just this month alone so let's get right to ABC's Linzie Janis here at JFK with more. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, Dan and bianna. That's right that man is scaring other passengers allegedly saying he wanted to blow up Canada. Then after that emergency landing, S.W.A.T. Team members taking no chances making sure everybody's hands were in the air. Hands up. Hands up. Reporter: Incredible heart pounding cell phone video of armed officers storming a plane at the Toronto's airport. Terrifying passengers including children as they hunt down a person suspected of making a bomb threat. Heads down, arms up yelling, the kids were scared. The sunwing airlines flight on its way to Panama turning away 45 minutes into the flight after 25-year-old Canadian Ali sahahi started making direct threats. Others called him agitated. Might have to delay you for a bit. There is an aircraft coming in from over the lake. It's going to left-hand runway -- Reporter: Two fighter jets escorting it carrying 181 passengers out of U.S. Airspace. North American aerospace defense command or norad calling it a precaution. The passenger behind this describes the terror. Once he started yelling things about the plane crashing and everyone dying, of course, people were a little taken aback by it. Reporter: After removing him and finding no evidence of a bomb on the plane royal Canadian mounted police arrested him, charging him with endangering the safety of an aircraft. As for the passengers, many were put on a later flight to Panama. But it was also diverted. Landing in Jamaica Friday evening after a passenger required medical attention. The flight eventually arriving at its destination 12 hours late. Shahi is due to apr in court later this morning for his bail hearing. Overnight his father telling report is his son suffers from mental health issues. Dan. A troubled flight from start to finish there, thank you.
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