Washington Man Forced to Pay Delta Airlines and Faces Jail After Causing Emergency Landing

A Washington man will pay Delta Airlines $9,118 after screaming and verbally assaulting a flight attendant, in a disruption that forced the pilot to make an emergency landing, reports say.

Bolutife Olorunda, 29, of Vancouver, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal assault after he was accused of acting erratically on a May 30 flight from Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, the Associated Press reports. His alleged tantrum even prompted the pilot to divert the flight to Tulsa, Oklahoma.

It is unclear what started the altercation, but a flight attendant soon approached, at which...

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By: People.com - Thursday, 12 July

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