Man subdued after trying to breach cockpit on American flight, source says

Man subdued after trying to breach cockpit on American flight, source says

The flight landed safely at 11:35 a.m., American Airlines said.

Airport police in Los Angeles said a 25-year-old man named Anil Uskanil went through a door from the Terminal 5 concourse that led to the airfield ramp.

Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said Sunday that Uskanli bought an economy ticket and was simply trying to sit in first class.

The threat of terrorism prompted authorities to scramble two Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptor fighter jets to escort the airliner on the last leg of its trip to Hawaii on Friday.

There were 181 passengers and six crew members aboard the plane which departed LAX at 8.34am, American Airlines spokeswoman Katie Cody said.

In this photo taken from video provided by Hawaii News Now, a man who was detained on an American Airlines flight is driven away from the plane after landing in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. The attendant then took off down the aisle with her cart to block the passenger from advancing, saying: "You're not coming in here". The passengers said Uskanil later reappeared in first class with a towel or blanket over his head and, again, carrying the laptop.

It was later learned that the passenger was also detained at Los Angeles global Airport earlier in the day for a separate incident in which he breached a "crew only" door leading to the airfield.

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Federal authorities are preparing a criminal complaint to charge Uskanil with interference with a flight crew, FBI special-agent-in charge Paul Delacourt said. Uskanil was duct-taped to a seat after passengers say he attempted to push aside a beverage cart blocking the cockpit. He spent the rest of the flight restrained in a seat with duct tape.

He had been drinking, but police said he did not meet the criteria for being drunk in public, was given a date to appear in court on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing and allowed to board.

The couple, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, assumed someone on a previous flight left it there but a flight attendant said it probably belonged to a man who was in the bathroom. "He was pushing against the cart and a bunch of guys grabbed him".

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed both knowledge of the disturbance and Uskanil's detainment through a written statement. There are no other reports of flight disruptions, it said, without confirming details of what happened.

The cockpit was never breached and bomb technicians found nothing threatening in Uskanil's possessions, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Donna Basden remaked that the man "clearly looked out of place".

American Airlines says its flight attendants played a key role in handling a disturbance on a Hawaii-bound flight to ensure the safety of those on board.

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