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An American Airline flight to Minneapolis was forced to make an unplanned emergency landing in Denver on Friday after a passenger on the jet became unmanageable

Flying high! American Airlines jet makes an emergency landing after a passenger told others that he had used cocaine before locking himself in the toilet and lifting a JOINT when police arrived

  • An unplanned landing took place on Friday evening in front of the American Airlines jet that went from Phoenix to Minneapolis
  • About an hour after the flight, the pilot entered the intercom and informed the passengers that they were landing in Denver
  • Passengers in the cabin started talking and soon discovered that a man had reportedly told others that he was using cocaine
  • The man – white with dreadlocks – then got up from his chair and apparently locked himself in the bathroom
  • When police and EMT arrived on the plane, they found the man who lit a joint
  • When passengers got off the plane, the man hit one of them in the head
  • Authorities held the man and said the problem was more medically related
  • It is unknown whether the man has been arrested and has been accused of any crime
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The Denver authorities have detained a man who caused his American Airline flight to Minneapolis to emergency land in Denver after he had thrown a tantrum and reportedly told other passengers that he was under the influence of drugs.

The unplanned landing took place on Friday evening in front of the American Airlines jet that went from Phoenix to Minneapolis.

About an hour after the flight, the pilot came on the intercom and informed the passengers that they were landing in Denver because of & # 39; a security issue in the back & # 39 ;. TMZ reports.

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An American Airline flight to Minneapolis was forced to make an unplanned emergency landing in Denver on Friday after a passenger on the jet became unmanageable

An American Airline flight to Minneapolis was forced to make an unplanned emergency landing in Denver on Friday after a passenger on the jet became unmanageable

Passengers in the cabin started talking and soon found out that a man had reportedly told others that he was using cocaine.

The man – white with dreadlocks – then got up from his chair and apparently locked himself in the bathroom.

Flight attendants reportedly tried to persuade the man, but he stayed in the toilet for about 10 minutes. Five minutes before the flight landed, he returned to his seat and was said to be nervous.

Officers at the Denver police responded to calls from the scene at around 6:30 PM and were accompanied by EMT.

The passengers were said to have told others that he had used cocaine. He then went to the bathroom of the plane and locked himself up

The passengers were said to have told others that he had used cocaine. He then went to the bathroom of the plane and locked himself up

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The passengers were said to have told others that he had used cocaine. He then went to the bathroom of the plane and locked himself up

The flight finally lands and the passenger lights a joint before he hits another in the head

The flight finally lands and the passenger lights a joint before he hits another in the head

The flight finally lands and the passenger lights a joint before he hits another in the head

The footage shows the moment when authorities reached the plane and shows the man pulling out a joint to smoke it.

You hear a pilot stepping on the intercom to tell the people in the first 13 rows to leave the plane so that the authorities can arrest the man.

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As they fly away, the man hits another passenger's head.

American Airlines has issued a statement thanking those who helped to address the situation. & # 39; Flight 2408 has been diverted due to a disruptive passenger. Law enforcement met the flight and the plane departed again, & they said in a statement

American Airlines has issued a statement thanking those who helped to address the situation. & # 39; Flight 2408 has been diverted due to a disruptive passenger. Law enforcement met the flight and the plane departed again, & they said in a statement

American Airlines has issued a statement thanking those who helped to address the situation. & # 39; Flight 2408 has been diverted due to a disruptive passenger. Law enforcement met the flight and the plane departed again, & they said in a statement

The authorities have held the man and carried him away on a stretcher. The plane continued its journey to Minneapolis after two hours.

Denver PD said their staff had determined that the problem was more medically related and added that the man had been rushed to the hospital.

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His current medical status is unclear and it is unknown if he will be accused of anything.

American Airlines has issued a statement thanking those who helped to address the situation.

& # 39; Flight 2408 has been diverted due to a disruptive passenger. Law enforcement met the flight and the plane departed again, & they said in a statement.

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