Second Amsterdam-to-Detroit Event: Nigerian Passenger Barricaded Himself in Jet’s Bathroom

A disruptive passenger was removed from Delta Airlines Flight 253 after it landed in Detroit Sunday afternoon. A Nigerian passenger barricaded himself in a bathroom in flight fro about one hour. An in-flight emergency was declared. The man was forcibly dragged out of the locked airplane washroom. The man in his 30’s did not have baggage when he boarded the airplane. The airplane has landed safely, and the man is being detained. The FBI is investigating.

Reports are unconfirmed that he may have been merely a sick passenger. Speculators: Is it a ruse? Is it a test of the system?

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