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Flight diverted to Tulsa over unruly passenger

Passenger arrested at Tulsa airport
Posted: 8:33 AM, Nov 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-07 09:33:18-05

TULSA — New this morning, we're getting a look inside a plane that had to make an emergency landing in Tulsa, following a mid-air disruption.

A passenger snapped these photos, of Tulsa police escorting a man off the American Airlines flight yesterday.

The plane was headed from Charlotte to Salt Lake City, when witnesses say a mother and daughter frantically called on flight attendants, saying another passenger assaulted them.

Once on the ground in Tulsa, police arrested James Cholewinski and charged him with public intoxication.

Meanwhile, the flight continued to salt lake city.

Tulsa airport police said the FBI is now investigating the incident.

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