Alaska Airlines flight makes unscheduled landing at KCI because of unruly passenger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled stop at KCI on Sunday afternoon because of an unruly passenger.

Flight 746, en route from Seattle to Atlanta, landed in Kansas City at about 2 p.m.

Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Holly Knagge said the diversion was made because a man was making other passengers very uncomfortable.

Knagge said the man was escorted off the aircraft by law enforcement and medical personnel. The flight has since left KCI for Atlanta.

The FBI is investigating the incident. 

FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said the man was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital for evaluation. No charges have been filed against him and he is not in custody.

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