A man was arrested on Friday morning at an airport in Honolulu after a disturbance occurred during an American Airlines flight bound for Hawaii.
A spokesperson for the airline confirmed to HuffPost that crew members on American Airlines Flight 31, which departed from Los Angeles, requested law enforcement to meet the aircraft at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport “due to a disturbance.
The airliner landed safely in Honolulu after the threat of terrorism prompted authorities to scramble two Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptor fighter jets to escort it.
Passengers helped subdue the man and fighters escorted the American Airlines flight to Honolulu
According to multiple news outlets, an as-yet-unidentified Turkish national was removed from an American Airlines flight bound for Hawaii after attempting to breach the cockpit while in possession of a laptop computer.
A passenger who attempted to break into the first class section of an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu was restrained in an unusual way. The passenger, identified later as Anil Tuvanc Uskanli, is expected to fac...