United Airlines plane forced to land due to passenger's faeces

From BBC - January 5, 2018

A plane carrying more than 200 passengers from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after two of the aircraft's toilets were vandalised with excrement, officials said.

The United Airlines flight was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Anchorage on Thursday evening due to a "passenger smearing faeces everywhere".

Police said the man, a US resident of Vietnamese origin, made no threats.

It is not clear what led to the episode taking place.

"We received a report of a passenger who had messed up the bathrooms with his own faeces," Anchorage Airport police spokesman Lt Joe Gamache said.


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