An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago was forced to divert to Albuquerque on Wednesday because of a disruptive passenger, the airline said.
According to the airline, American flight 967 from LAX to O’Hare was diverted Wednesday afternoon due to an incident involving a passenger.
The flight landed in Albuquerque, New Mexico just before 3 p.m., and took off after being met by law enforcement officials at the gate.
According to television station KOB in Albuquerque, a person on the flight tweeted that the passenger struck a flight attendant, took his pants off, and kicked seats.
It is unclear what charges the passenger will face.