Unruly Passenger Arrested After Allegedly Causing Problems on an Airplane

Pilot forced to divert plane after an outburst from someone who went out of control.
1:20 | 08/03/14

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Next to severe turbulence in the air caused by an out of control passenger. It happened last night. A pilot forced to divert the plane after an outburst. This passenger threatening flight attendants. ABC has the latest. Reporter: For the third time in recent weeks a passenger causing chaos on a flight. American airlines was flying from Dallas to Boston when a female passenger had to be physically restrained. The plane diverted to Nashville. She ran towards the cockpit and attacked a flight attendant and facing assault charges. A Canadian S.W.A.T. Team stormed a flight in Toronto. Last week. After a 25-year-old male passenger was accused of threatening the aircraft, two f-16 fighter jet escorted the plane. Out of U.S. Air space. And on a flight in June a daughter begged her father to calm down after he lashed out at the crew. He had to be handcuffed and pinned down to his seat. The plane made an emergency landing in Detroit. In 2013 there were at least 8,000 incidents of passenger disruption. Passengers on that flight landed safely in Boston at 3:00 A.M. Thank you very much.

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