‘Disruptive’ passenger forces plane to land in Memphis

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[FILE] A Delta Airlines jet sits on the tarmac at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A flight from Atlanta took an unexpected turn when a passenger on board forced the plane to land ahead of schedule.

According to a spokesperson with Delta, flight 1603 was heading to Las Vegas when it was diverted to Memphis.

During the flight, one passenger became “disruptive” the airline said.

The flight landed without incident, and the passenger was removed.

The plane then resumed its flight to Las Vegas.

The FBI confirmed to WREG they did make the scene, but wouldn’t release any other details.

 

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