An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to land when a passenger threatened to kill everyone on board

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  • An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing after a passenger on board became “extremely belligerent and physically aggressive” shortly after takeoff on Saturday.
  • Video of the incident shows the man walking the aisles saying he would kill everyone on board “in the name of Jesus.”
  • The man was subdued by the flight crew and fellow passengers, including a police officer who happened to be on board.

An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing on Saturday after a passenger became aggressive and threatened to kill all the other passengers on board.

Alaska Airlines Flight 422 left from Seattle-Tacoma airport just after 11 p.m., bound for Chicago O’Hare, according to data from flight tracking website FlightRadar24.

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