Naked passenger forces turnaround of Alaska Airlines flight

An Ak Airlines flight from Anchorage in order to Seattle was forced to make a U-turn Wednesday due to a disruptive naked traveler, officials said.

The naked traveler reportedly locked himself in the plane’s restroom, took off all his clothing and refused to comply with the particular flight’ s crew instructions.

“ Ak Airlines flight 146 from Chuck to Seattle returned to Chuck due to a passenger not following airline flight attendant’ s instructions. While simply no emergency was declared, the decision has been made to return to Anchorage, ” the particular airlines’ spokesperson said.

The FBI plus airport police were present on the airport shortly after the plane landed within Anchorage.

Kate Danyluk, another passenger in the flight, said she knew some thing was wrong because flight family and friends kept walking back and forth in the areas, wearing rubber gloves.

“ The police emerged on and took him out there the back door, ” Danyluk mentioned.

“The police came on and required him out the back door. inch

— Kate Danyluk, another passenger upon Alaska Airlines Flight 146

It remained unclear when the suspect was arrested. The F did not return repeated messages towards the Associated Press on Wednesday.

“ There is a subject on the aircraft that experienced barricaded or locked himself within the bathroom, the lavatory, ” airport terminal police Sgt. Darcy Perry informed Chuck station KTVA-TV . “ Air travel attendants did find that the subject has been naked. ”  

Despite the incident, Danyluk said she preferred to “ go back to Anchorage than have some thing happen. Safety first. ”

The particular Associated Press contributed to this document.

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