Man spreads feces, diverts plane to Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) A flight from Chicago to Hong Kong had to be diverted when one of its passengers vandalized two bathrooms.

Anchorage Police said the man spread human waste in the bathrooms and attempted to flush his shirt on Flight 895.  Police did not charge the man but did arrange for him to be taken to a local hospital for a mental health exam.

United Airlines said 245 passengers were on board the flight and there were no injuries. 

 

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