Transcript for 2 Unruly Passengers Cause Delta Flight to Return to Airport
Now to the midair meltdown. What sparked the incident causing a delta flight to turn back. And with some 2 million air travelers packing flights every day through the new year holiday many are praying to avoid scenes like this. Here's ABC's Alex Perez. Reporter: Tonight, the epic meltdown caught on tape. Forcing a delta flight from minnepolis to Los Angeles to turn around just an hour into the flight. You're already going to jail. Reporter: Watch as one of two rowdy passengers is tackled after appearing to hit someone in their seat. Hey! Reporter: The officers scramble to take them down. Stay down! Reporter: The fight reportedly erupting when Christine Koosman tried to use the bathroom right after take off and the flight attendant told her to sit down. Now. Reporter: The captain turning the plane around, back to Minneapolis. 2565 we do have the authorities called. They should be at the gate when you get there. Reporter: Koosmann and her boyfriend Adam fleisig led off the plane in handcuffs while other passengers cheered. The couple has been charged with disorderly conduct and could face up to 90 days in jail and a $25,000 fine. Tom. Alex, thank you.
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