Unruly passenger grounds Tokyo-to-JFK flight in Alaska

There was no information on how many passengers or crew members were on board when an unruly passenger was taken into custody aboard this Tokyo-to-JFK flight

February 11, 2014 2:10:09 AM PST
A Tokyo-to-JFK flight was diverted and made an unscheduled emergency landing in Alaska early Monday due to an unruly passenger.

ABC7 New York reports that the All Nippon Boeing 777 landed safely, and the passenger was taken into custody around 4:30am.

The passenger was reportedly screaming and banging on seats before being restrained by the flight crew.

Per normal procedure, the local branch of the FBI was called to interview the person and determine any other steps.

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