Washington man admits to jumping on beverage cart and trying to strip mid-flight, forcing plane to divert

Adam Alexander Williams, 33, admitted to the allegations and will be sentenced at a later date, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Montana.

The fracas began shortly after takeoff on an American Airlines flight from Seattle, Washington, per Carlotta, Carolina del Nord, il gen. 9.

Williams jumped over passengers in his row and on to a beverage cart that was in service,” gli Stati Uniti. Attorney explained. “As he came off of the cart, he almost landed on a flight attendant and pushed her into a seat, knocking drinks and cups to the ground.

FILE FOTO: Adam Alexander Williams admitted to jumping on a beverage cart and trying to strip mid-flight, forcing the plane he was on to divert.

FILE FOTO: Adam Alexander Williams admitted to jumping on a beverage cart and trying to strip mid-flight, forcing the plane he was on to divert. (iStock)

Another flight attendant calmed Williams down and put him in the middle of several Marines who just happened to be on the flight.

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Di 10 minutes went by before Williams started acting erratically again.

Williams stood up and began screaming while taking off his clothes. A quel punto, to ensure the safety of passengers, the aircraft’s captain turned the plane around and landed in Billings so that Williams could be removed,” gli Stati Uniti. Attorney said.

FILE FOTO: Tail section of an American Airlines 737 aereo.

FILE FOTO: Tail section of an American Airlines 737 aereo. (iStock)

Williams has been released from jail while he awaits a sentencing hearing at a later date.

The number of unruly passengers on airplanes skyrocketed once air travel rebounded during the pandemic. The FAA initiated just 183 investigations into unruly passengers in 2020, but intimated 1,099 investigations in 2021. The agency has already initiated 530 investigations this year.

The surge in mid-air disruptions prompted the nation’s largest flight attendantsunion to call for a national no-fly list for unruly passengers earlier this year.

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