American Airlines LA-to-Chicago flight diverted to Albuquerque over unruly passenger: report

American Airlines said Wednesday a Los Angeles-to-Chicago flight was forced to divert to Albuquerque because of a disruptive passenger, according to a report.

Flight 967 from LAX to O’Hare landed in Albuquerque just before 3 p.m. and was met by law enforcement officials at the gate before taking off again a short time later, Chicago's WMAQ-TV reported.

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An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago was forced to divert to Albuquerque on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2020 because of a disruptive passenger.

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago was forced to divert to Albuquerque on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2020 because of a disruptive passenger.

One inconvenienced passenger claimed on Twitter that the suspect struck a flight attendant, removed his pants and kicked seats, according to KOB in Albuquerque.

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It was unclear what charges the suspect would face.