Flight diverted after passenger ‘flips out’

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SAN DIEGO – A flight to San Diego made an emergency detour Thursday to Denver after a passenger “flipped out,” according to a fellow passenger.

Passengers took pictures and video of the woman getting escorted off the detoured flight.

Passengers took pictures and video of the woman getting escorted off the detoured flight.

The woman became increasing angry after another passenger moved into an open seat that had extra leg room, said Melissa Carrion, who was sitting in a nearby aisle seat.  The woman allegedly paid an extra $65 to get the upgraded seat and was upset that the other passenger was sitting there with no penalty.

“She flipped out and started yelling at him and the passenger that took the seat,” Carrion said. “She was pissed because he had not originally paid to sit there.”

The JetBlue Flight 185 from JFK International Airport in New York City was expected to land in San Diego at 8:10 p.m.  The aircraft was detoured to Denver International Airport where it landed at 7:15 p.m.

“The flight attendants tried their best, but she was out of control and was escorted off the plane,” Carrion said.

Passengers applauded when local law enforcement officers escorted the woman off of the plane in Denver.

Fight 185 left Denver, without the unruly woman, and landed in San Diego shortly after 10:30 p.m.


  • jlee

    The FBI and DEA fabricate evidence, steal from suspects and use murder to close those bad cases.

    How is it that 12 of the 9/11 terrorists could live for 2 weeks just 2 miles from NSA head quarters in Maryland.This after they had taken flight simulator lessons on Jumbo jet trainers and several of them where on State department terror watch lists.

    There is evidence that employees from the DOJ and DOD accepted bribes from Al Quida and Saudi Intelligence for staying quite will Al Quida where staging and training for the attack.

    If FBI and DEA employees where more concerned with doing their jobs than enriching themselves by stealing from suspects and taking bribes, then there might have been a chance that 9/11 had never happened.

    A few corrupt US government employees are partially responsible for the death of the thousands of people of the 9/11 attack and the following wars that have killed thousands of military personnel.

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