Delta flight diverted after passenger attempts to breach cockpit

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (WKRN) — A flight from Los Angeles to Nashville was diverted to Albuquerque on Friday afternoon after a passenger attempted to break into the cockpit.

According to Albuquerque International Sunport officials, the passenger attempted to breach the cockpit of Delta Airlines Flight #386 but was unsuccessful.

The plane safely landed in Albuquerque around 1:20 p.m. PT, and the passenger was arrested by airport police.

The flight was grounded for several hours in Albuquerque and was not expected to take off until at least 7:15 p.m. PT. The flight wasn’t expected to land in Nashville until 10 p.m. Saturday.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into the incident.

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