Arrested for attempting to open emergency door in mid-flight and trying to stab flight attendant
A man was arrested Sunday for attempting to stabbed in the neck a stewardess in the neck with a spoon and pretending to to open the emergency door during a flight between Los Angeles and Boston, according to NBC Boston.
The flight, operated by United Airlines, was less than an hour away from completion when the crew received a cockpit alarm which warned of a struggle of one of the side doors. One of the flight attendants went to the door and found it to be in the right position. forcedwarning the captain.
After the communication of the incident, the detainee was fully restless and nervousthreatening the flight crew and attempting to stab one of the flight attendants with a broken spoon. However, he was quickly reduced and arrested by the authorities as soon as he landed in the Logan International Airport (Boston).
Video of Francisco Severo Torres who stabbed a flight attendant three times in the neck and attempted to open the plane’s emergency door. Sunday Flight from Los Angeles to Boston. Video from Lisa Olsen. pic.twitter.com/hFkabrDain
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The author of the incident is Francisco Severo Torresa 33-year-old passenger who, according to what numerous passengers told local media NBC Boston, showed himself to be a “restless throughout the flight.”.
The detainee will have to go to court and could face up to a prison sentence and to a bond of up to $250,000 (about 236,000 euros).