Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities

Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities

Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities

They say the adult male smeared the excrement in a couple of bathrooms, and took off his shirt and tried to stuff it in a toilet. The flyer was reportedly cooperative with the flight crew and remained seated after his bathroom escapades were stopped.

The United Airlines website indicated that Flight 895 was diverted to Anchorage, and the departure to Hong Kong was cancelled due to "operational difficulties".

A commercial airline flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Anchorage Thursday night because of an incident on board the aircraft.

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The man was interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and airport police after the incident, according to KTVA.

The man had cooperated with flight attendants in the Boeing 777. No injuries were reported.

The disruptive passenger was taken to Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage for a psychological evaluation but was not charged for leaving his crap behind.

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Authorities needed an interpreter to interview the man, who was carrying a Vietnamese passport and had a US permanent resident card.

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