Flight diverted because of 'unruly' passengers

2 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, November 22 2015 Nov 22, 2015 Sunday, November 22, 2015 12:39:00 PM CST November 22, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Authorities said a Southwest Airlines flight headed from Indianapolis to Los Angeles has been diverted to Kansas City International airport because several passengers were being "unruly."

FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said Sunday three people were detained for questioning after Flight 5929 landed around 7:50 a.m. The remaining passengers were removed so police dogs could search the aircraft. Passengers then re-boarded and the flight resumed around 9:20 a.m.

Patton said the detained passengers were rebooked on later flights and no charges were filed against them. She said the flight crew had described their behavior as "unruly." Patton said she couldn't provide additional details about what the passengers were doing.

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