FBI Oklahoma City
Press Office
(405) 290-7770
December 10, 2021

FBI Statement on Diverted Flight to Oklahoma City

The FBI is investigating a reported disturbance aboard a Delta Airlines flight that diverted to Oklahoma City on Thursday night, December 9, 2021.

Federal air marshals on the plane subdued a passenger who had allegedly assaulted a crew member.

The flight had left Washington, D.C., and was headed to Los Angeles.

After the passenger was taken off the airplane, the flight was allowed to continue.

Because this is an ongoing investigation, no further details can be provided at this time.