Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Passenger Attacks Flight AttendantShuttle America Flight 3461, operating as United Express, with 69 passengers and 4 crew on board, was headed from LaGuardia Airport in New York to O’Hare International Airport when it was forced to make a stop in Detroit, because a female passenger had attacked a flight attendant.
Woman Charged With Hitting Passenger, Flight Crew; Forcing Emergency LandingA 25-year-old Chicago woman was being held on multiple criminal charges Tuesday, a day after she allegedly struck two people on an airliner headed from Miami to Chicago, causing the flight to divert to Indianapolis.
Six Men Charged With Disrupting Flight From San Diego To ChicagoA Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night, after six passengers became unruly during the flight.
Passenger From Diverted Flight: "Nothing Noteworthy About" Man Arrested In BelfastA Chicago woman who was among the passengers who spent a night at an airport in Northern Ireland, after their flight was diverted due to a disruptive passenger, was still scratching her head two days later.
Flight From Chicago Makes Emergency Landing After 3 Passengers Lose ConsciousnessSkyWest Flight 5622, operating as United Express, took off from O’Hare International airport at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, bound for Hartford, Connecticut, but was diverted to Buffalo, New York, when a passenger lost consciousness.
Boston-To-Los Angeles Flight Diverted To O'Hare After Weather DelaysAmerican Airlines flight No. 223, scheduled to depart Boston at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, was delayed due to weather and did not leave for Los Angeles until 10:52 p.m. Before the flight completed its trip, it landed at O’Hare shortly after midnight, because the flight’s first officer had exceeded his allotted work time.
Flight To Denver Returns To O'Hare After Passengers Become IllUnited Airlines representatives said said a pressurization issue caused some crew and passengers on Flight 1218 to Denver to experience discomfort. Five crew members and two passengers complained of ear pain, but none needed to go to the hospital.
Emergency Slide Inflates Inside Flight From Chicago To CaliforniaThe rear emergency slide opened in the cabin of United flight 1463 after it left O’Hare International Airport late Sunday night. None of the 96 passengers or 5 crew members were injured.
Man Who Tried To Open Door Prompts Southwest To Divert FlightThe captain of the Chicago-to-Sacramento flight landed on Eppley Airfield to "have an unruly passenger removed" before continuing on to Sacramento, the airlines said in a statement.
American Airlines Flight From Chicago Diverted To St. LouisAn American Airlines plane en route from O’Hare International Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing Monday morning in St. Louis after a pilot became ill.
Chicago Man Accused Of Groping Pregnant Woman On JetBlue FlightA Chicago man was facing federal charges on Tuesday, after allegedly groping a pregnant woman, spitting on police, and threatening a flight attendant on board a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles.
Flight To Chicago Diverted Over Bomb Threat HoaxA flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., Monday morning, after authorities received a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax tied to a domestic dispute.