United Airlines Flight Turns Around After Passenger ‘Initiated an Altercation’ with Flight Crew

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A United Airlines flight heading to Washington, D.C. from Beijing was turned around during the flight after an altercation occurred between a passenger and a member of the flight crew, PEOPLE can confirm.


The Associated Press reported that the flight took off from Beijing Capital International Airport at 7 p.m. on Friday and landed at the same airport just over three hours later.


In an email, United Airline’s director of corporate communications Frank Benenati told PEOPLE that the flight “returned to Beijing after a customer initiated an altercation with a member of the flight crew, causing a safety concern.”

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Posted: 6 Nov 2017 20:58:12

  
  

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