TULSA, Oklahoma – A man was indicted after a Delta flight in Tulsa landed after a disruption on board.
The plane, which was routed Wednesday from Portland to Atlanta, was diverted after an incident a "recalcitrant passenger," airport officials said.
The passenger has since been identified as the 29-year-old Bolutife Olusegun Olorunda, a resident of Vancouver, Washington, was removed from the flight in Tulsa.
Officials said Olorunda According to an affidavit, he sang loudly and screamed and disturbed other passengers.
Flight crew members felt like man in a manner that was concerned about safety and caused (19659002) When flight attendants approached him, Olorunda allegedly ignored them and continued to behave strangely.
When a flight attendant tried to interfere, Olorunda allegedly threatened the flight attendant said, "Do not touch me, and if you touch me again, you'll regret it."
After Olorunda allegedly threatened the flight attendant and ignored an air marshal's instructions, the captain decided to head to Tulsa International Airport
When the plane landed, the Tulsa International Airport Police took Olorunda off and detained him
the interference in flight crew members and companions accused.
US Attorney Trent Shores made the following statement:
"It is the duty of the United States Attorney's Office to enforce the laws of the United States, including federal laws prohibiting the intervention of crew members and cabin crew "We will try to hold accountable anyone who threatens the safety of aircrews and passengers, and my office will continue to work with our law enforcement agencies to promote the safety of air traffic."