A traveler was apprehended Tuesday after reportedly coming into the cockpit of a Miami-bound aircraft at a Honduras airport and inflicting harm, American Airways stated.
The alleged incident occurred throughout boarding for Flight 488 from Ramon Villeda Morales Worldwide Airport in San Pedro Sula to Miami Worldwide Airport, the airline stated in an announcement.
The airline stated the flight deck of the Boeing 737-800 was open when the unidentified particular person went in. The particular person was apprehended with the assistance of workers onboard and in the end taken into custody by legislation enforcement.
“We applaud our excellent crew members for his or her professionalism in dealing with a troublesome scenario,” American Airways stated.
One other aircraft was ordered to finish the journey, and the brand new flight was scheduled to depart at 9:30 p.m.
There have been 121 clients and 6 crew on board the unique flight, the airline stated.
Flight tracker FlightAware indicated that the American flight from Honduras to Miami is scheduled about as soon as a day.
Jay Blackman contributed.