Police arrest a belligerent passenger in flight at Jacksonville International Airport

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police at Jacksonville Worldwide Airport confirmed Friday {that a} passenger on the airplane was arrested and that the FBI is investigating the incident.

A supply confirms that on board the airplane there was a pair with a child on their lap. The supply mentioned the couple have been advised that the child was too previous to take a seat on somebody’s lap and that the lady agreed to take one other flight, however the man bought indignant and requested to be let off. airplane.

The supply mentioned the person struck one other passenger and that there was a JSO officer off obligation on the flight. When the officer tried to intervene, the supply mentioned, the person took her badge from her hand.

The supply mentioned the person was dragged ashore by different passengers and was detained by police to arrest him. A suspect has not been recognized by the police.

As famous, the FBI is investigating the truth that when the doorways of a airplane shut, onboard accidents fall beneath federal jurisdiction.


Passengers aboard the airplane mentioned they have been late and that the airplane was a Delta flight sure for Boston.

A witness, who requested to not be recognized, mentioned she was on the flight along with her husband and kids.

“I’ve younger kids,” she mentioned. “It was creepy. We simply wished to go on trip ».

Based on Flight Conscious, which gives info on commuter airline flights, the airplane was initially presupposed to take off at 12:15 pm. He mentioned the airplane did not depart the tarmac till 5:10 pm

The airplane is an Embraer 175 and may maintain as much as 70 passengers.

Based on the Federal Aviation Administration, from January 1 to Might 24, there have been roughly 2,500 reviews of unruly passengers. The FAA hasn’t at all times stored a tally of such reviews, but it surely began final 12 months after a spate of complaints due partly to masking warrants.

In Might, a flight attendant was punched in the face by a passenger aboard a Southwest Airways flight that landed in San Diego, California. That passenger was charged with a felony battery.

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