Man Arrested After Trying to Open Alaska Airlines Door Mid-Flight

Authorities led a man off an Alaska Airlines flight in handcuffs after he attempted to open the aircraft's door mid-flight on Monday, reports KOMO, an ABC affiliate in Seattle.
1:40 | 08/30/16

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Already announced a two close calls on plays a passenger trying to open a door in mid air. And another flight greeted by emergency crews after a suspicious item was spotted on board that plane ABC's David Curley is at Reagan national airport with those details good morning David. Morning Amy and at first incident the calmness of an Alaska flight attendant is being sighted in a situation that was happening at more than 30000 feet in the air. New video this morning of the man taken off in Alaska Airlines jet after he reportedly tried to open a door during flight. He said he needed to cancel its biting off a plane. I just was kind of speed and mileage Everest. The plane with a 187 on board was flying to Seattle from JFK. When the man began yelling he needed to get off the plane. The pilots quickly diverting to Minneapolis with a bit of wit on the radio. Wouldn't that. Whatever scooter Lewis. Cubs put seven assists but unfortunately we'll go to. Authorities met the plane escorting the man off the aircraft. The air marshals for their quick. And to end the flight attendant service surrounded them. That man is currently in a Minneapolis hospital some other tense moments for a southwest plane with 89 passengers and five crew taxiing for take off in Albuquerque, New Mexico suspicious item was spotted in the cabin emergency crews surrounded a Boeing 737. Alarmed passengers immediately evacuated onto the tarmac. The plane was taken to remote part of the airport grounds and searched. And nothing was found in that search nothing suspicious to the passengers were re screened they were on their way in about four hours but George. This gives you just this sense of that tension of flyers these days and Americans he had every single day gain thanks very much.

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