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‘Erratic’ passenger on Orlando flight taken to hospital

November 12, 2020 GMT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cabin crew took “precautionary measures” after a passenger exhibited “erratic behavor” on an American Airlines jetliner headed to Philadelphia from Orlando, Florida, the airline said.

Flight 2392 was approaching Philadelphia International Airport when the crew became aware of a passenger “exhibiting erratic behavior and making alarming comments,” the airline said in a statement.

The airline said the cabin crew monitored the passenger, who remained seated for the remainder of the flight. The airline said he did not “actively attempt to breach” the cockpit door at any time.

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The plane landed without incident and the passenger was taken to a hospital.

No one was injured.

Police said no weapon was recovered.

No charges were pending, police said.

Authorities did not release the passenger’s name.