Man Smearing Feces During Flight Gets Plane Diverted To Alaska

A United Airlines flight that took off from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska because a man vandalized the aircraft toilets with his faeces.

A United Airlines flight departing from O’Hare Airport in Chicago bound for Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after a passenger vandalized two bathrooms of the aircraft.

On Thursday afternoon, flight 895 was diverted to Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska , according to an airport police spokesman.

The flight was forced to land after a man scattered human excrement in two of the plane’s toilets . The man also tried to wash the shirt he was wearing and then tried to get rid of it by one of the toilets.

Authorities reported that the passenger cooperated with the flight crew and was seated when the shuttle landed in Anchorage.

According to, the plane arrived in the city around 6:20 p.m.

The passenger, whose name has not been disclosed, was taken to a local hospital for a psychological evaluation. At the moment, no charges have been filed.

The plane, a Boeing 777, was subjected to maintenance during the night.

An airline spokesman reported that the 245 passengers aboard the flight received hotel accommodations and took off on Friday to their destination.

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Kim Macalister

Kim Macalister grew up in a small town in Alberta. She studied social work in college, graduated, and married her husband one month later. They were then blessed with two baby girls within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Alberta. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children. Kim writes mostly on provincial stories.

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