Man subdued after trying to breach cockpit on American Airlines flight to Honolulu, source says
American Airlines(HONOLULU) — A man was subdued after he tried to breach the cockpit of an American Airlines flight to Honolulu, a source familiar with the situation told ABC News.
American Airlines said in a statement that law enforcement met the plane upon landing in Honolulu following a “disturbance” on the flight.
A source at the TSA told ABC News that the man was waiting for the bathroom near the cockpit when a flight attendant asked him to sit down. He had a laptop with him and appeared to try the cockpit door before he was subdued, the source said.
Law enforcement is now responding to analyze a suspicious item associated with the man, a source told ABC News.
Flight 31 from Los Angeles landed safely at 11:35 a.m. local time, according to American Airlines.
The incident is under investigation.
Further details on the incident were not immediately available.
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