A 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.
SkyWest 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.
American 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.
United 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.
The 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.
The 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.
An 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.
A 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.
A 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.
Bond was set at $1 million on Tuesday for a United passenger who authorities say caused a disturbance on Chicago-to-Germany flight last week.
A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt, Germany, has been diverted to Chicago after a threat was found in a bathroom.
A flight from Houston to Chicago was diverted to St. Louis on Sunday after an unruly passenger tried to open a plane door during the flight.