American Airlines officials said a flight was forced to return to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Thursday night due to a disruptive passenger.
Officials said American Eagle flight 5771, operated by Mesa Airlines, from D/FW Airport to Quad City International Airport in Moline, Illinios, returned due to an intoxicated passenger at about 9:40 p.m.
Airport officials said the passenger — later identified as 52-year-old Suzette Mir Gordon — was being loud, demanded alcohol from the flight attendants and knocked on the cockpit door.
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Airline officials said law enforcement met the plane at the gate. They arrested Gordon and charged her with public intoxication.
The flight then re-departed for Moline just before 11 p.m. The flight arrived more than 90 minutes later than scheduled.