Police are looking for a man accused in the attempted murder of two tourists in Venice this summer.
Customs and Border Protection officers seized approximately 28 lbs. of cocaine they found hidden in the wheels of a passenger’s wheelchair at JFK
A United Airlines flight attendant was sent to the hospital following an altercation with an angry, shouting passenger on a flight to Chicago Sunday morning. A woman holding a small child was shown screaming and being told to “step back” by an attendant aboard a flight from San Francisco International Airport to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in a video posted to Twitter. “Where is it?” the woman yelled out after screaming in the plane’s aisle, the video captured and uploaded by Peter Kondelis shows. “Ma’am, we are landing,” a female flight attendant told her. Then the situation turned frantic.
Video shows a man being arrested after he threatened passengers and crew with a box cutter on a Frontier Airlines flight from Cincinnati to Tampa. Pilots made an emergency landing in Atlanta. According to ABC News, passengers with military and law enforcement experience helped flight attendants subdue the suspect.
US transport officials have roasted a passenger online after they were caught trying to smuggle a gun on to a plane by hiding it inside a raw chicken.
The fowl plot was cracked by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport.
The traveller’s weapon was spotted before boarding stuffed inside the bird and wrapped in paper packaging.
TSA officers joked on Instagram that the scheme “wasn’t even half-baked”.
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Shocking video captured a woman going on a rampage at Mexico City International Airport – throwing items at the check-in counter and attacking an airline employee.
The unhinged traveler is seen shouting, tossing items and jumping on a counter after she arrived for a flight on Tuesday, Fox News reported. An Emirates agent reportedly denied her boarding when she showed up late and presented an expired passport.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot is suing the company, her union and a former colleague who pleaded guilty last year to dead-bolting the cockpit door during a flight and stripping naked in front of her.
Christine Janning alleges that Southwest retaliated by grounding her after she reported Michael Haak to the company and the FBI, that it kept him employed despite an alleged history of sexual misconduct and that managers disparaged her in memos.
She also alleges that the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association conspired with the airline and refused to support her. She is suing Haak for sexual assault. He pleaded guilty last year to a federal misdemeanor charge of committing a lewd, indecent or obscene act and was sentenced to probation.
- Kelly Pichardo was sentenced to 4 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release for interfering with flight crew members.
- Pichardo “engaged in unruly and intimidating behavior” that got her removed from an American Airlines flight.
- Pichardo was ordered to pay $9,123 in restitution to American Airlines and was placed on an “internal refuse list.”
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Last week, Kelly Pichardo, 32, of Bronx, New York, was sentenced by United States District Judge Dominic W. Lanza to four months in prison followed by 36 months of supervised release. Pichardo previously pleaded guilty to Interference with Flight Crew Members. Pichardo was also ordered to pay restitution to American Airlines in the amount of $9,123.00.