New York: plane evacuated in emergency because of the behavior of a passenger considered strange

the essential A passenger reportedly denounced the foreign behavior of her neighbor. The plane was evacuated while the passenger was stopped.

An aircraft was forced to evacuate its 78 passengers “in emergency” landing on Saturday afternoon at La Guardia airport in New York, due to the behavior of a passenger who was arrested, the company chartering the flight said on Saturday. Republic Airways.

This plane, an Embraer E – 175 which was coming from Indianapolis and was due to land at La Guardia, “declared an emergency and landed (…) without incident in reaction to the behavior of a passenger towards the end of the flight,” said the company.

The passenger in detention

“Leaving the runway in use, the plane stopped on a taxiway and carried out an emergency evacuation as a precaution, “added Republic Airways, adding that the” passenger involved in the incident was taken into custody “.

” The woman who was sitting next to him said that he had acted strangely during t out the flight. She ended up getting up to go to the bathroom and took the opportunity to tell the pilot that something strange was happening “, testifies a passenger to The Bharat Express news.

Contacted, a spokesperson for the company gave no details on the behavior of the passenger. The New York airport authority did not immediately follow up.

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