- A video from the flight shows Delta passengers scrambling to restrain the man trying to unlock one of the airplane’s doors.
- The man attacked two flight attendants and threatened to take down the plane, local police said.
- The Delta flight from LAX to ATL was diverted to Oklahoma City.
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A Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was diverted to Oklahoma City after an unruly passenger attacked flight attendants and threatened to take down the plane.
A video from the incident on Saturday morning shows passengers scrambling to restrain the man during his attempt to open the cabin door mid-flight.
The man had repeatedly shouted that he would “take the plane down” and assaulted two female flight attendants, a spokesperson for Oklahoma City Police Department told Insider.
At one point the Captain made an announcement to passengers asking for “sturdy males” to come to the front and help