New Details About the Out-of-Control Passenger Wrestled Down by Crew

Airline employees asking for help in managing out-of-control passengers in the sky.
1:29 | 06/16/14

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New development after that air scare we reported on over the weekend here on world news this video from a jetBlue flight going viral. An unholy passenger erupting so many people asking what triggered his -- Brooks. Tonight here we have an answer and ABC's David Curley who covers aviation for us on the case. Tonight we know more about this -- and out of control passenger on a jetBlue flight. The 62 year old man in seat when he went out on the Saturday morning flight from New York to Las Vegas woke up and started -- -- family. It escalated with him climbing over seats screaming at flight attendants. He was subdued but the pilot decided to divert to Detroit where authorities realized this was a medical issue. Evaluated at a hospital he was released Sunday and -- home and will not be charged. But this is far from the first outburst -- -- over -- passenger taped to their seat. From 2012 the 2013 the number of incidents jumped 57%. To more than 8000 with flight attendants on the front line. Every day when we go to work we know there's a high probability that we are going have to manage conflicts. Still flight attendants are asking for additional security training now why wasn't -- passenger charged the FBI says the aircraft. Was not in jeopardy David all right David -- live in Washington David thank you.

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