According to Philadelphia police, the incident occurred at 9:18 am on Thursday morning on American Airlines Flight 2392 from Orlando.
American Airlines told ABC News that a male passenger in the first-class galley talked about entering the cockpit.
The airline said: “The crew of Flight 2392 from Orlando (MCO) realized that a customer had exhibited abnormal behavior and made a shocking statement.”
The stewardess called the captain to remind him.
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Philadelphia police initially stated that the man had tried to break into the cockpit area. They later said that they were sure that the man had never tried to break into the cockpit.
The police said he had told the flight attendant that he wanted to talk to the pilot during the approach, about 80 miles from Philadelphia, and ran back to his seat.
The stewardess and the passenger sat with the man until they landed.
American Airlines said: “The cabin crew took precautions and monitored the passengers who were still sitting in the rest of the flight.”
The airline said the passengers did not use any force.
The police said: “During the flight, the subject never tried to leave the seat.”
The plane landed safely on runway 27R at Philadelphia International Airport.
The officer saw the plane and took the man for questioning.
The police said there were no reports of injuries and no weapons were found.
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