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Delta flight diverted to Tulsa after disturbance

The Associated Press - May 30, 2018 12:12 pm

UPDATED:

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Delta Air Lines is apologizing to customers whose plans were delayed because a flight from Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta had to land in Tulsa, Oklahoma, due to what it described as an unruly passenger.

Delta spokesman Anthony Black says flight 1156 landed “without incident” and that there were 172 passengers and six crew members onboard the Boeing 737-900.

Tulsa International Airport spokeswoman Alexis Higgins says the plane landed about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and the passenger was removed.


TULSA — Tulsa International Airport officials said a Delta flight was diverted and forced to land in Tulsa on Wednesday morning after a disturbance on board.

The disturbance involved a passenger, according to a report by television station KJRH-2 of Tulsa.

Officials said the plane landed and the passenger was taken off the plane.

 

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