A Delta flight was forced to make an emergency landing while on its way to Nashville after passengers attempted to break into the cockpit.
After delta flight 386 leaves took Los Angeles International Airport A man ran to the cockpit door and started banging on it. It was reported that shouting “Stop the plane”
Jessica Robertson, Togethxr’s Chief Content Officer, was on the flight and shared a video and her experience of the incident on Twitter.
“I was on this flight in row 3 ̵1; witnessed all things horrible, but our @Delta flight attendant Christopher Williams acted swiftly,” Robertson tweeted.
“This is our view from Row 3 after Agent @Delta and passengers arrested an individual trying to get into the cockpit. he screamed ‘Stop the plane,'” she said in a follow-up tweet.
Here’s our view from Row 3 after Officer @Delta and a passenger apprehended the person trying to get into the cockpit, he screamed “Stop the plane” pic.twitter.com/8CG7zNFpTq
— Jessica Robertson (@jesscribe) June 4, 2021
Other videos on social media showed passengers being tied up and taken to the back of the plane.
— (@1WaySuggs) June 4, 2021
“Thanks to the crew and passengers of Delta Flight 386, LAX to Nashville (BNA), who assisted in detaining stubborn passengers as the flight diverted to Albuquerque (ABQ), the plane landed without accident and passengers were removed. issued by law enforcement,” Delta said in a statement. CBS Los Angeles reports..
The plane made an emergency landing in Albuquerque and The FBI Albuquerque tweeted in response to the landing and there.”not a threat to the public at this time.”
The Hill contacted the FBI and Delta Air Lines for comment.