American Airlines Emergency Landing: Video Shows Man Lighting Up Joint, Punching Passenger And Telling Police ‘I’ll Kill You’

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Usually, weed chills people out. That was absolutely not the case on a recent American Airlines flight where one passenger got super aggressive after lighting a joint on the plane, forcing the airliner to make an emergency landing.

On Friday, an American Airlines Flight 2408 was traveling from Arizona to Minnesota, and a passenger decided that mid-flight was a perfect time to light up a joint. The passenger refused to stop smoking weed during the flight, and the plane was forced to make an emergency landing about an hour into the trip because of “a security issue in the back.”

The man allegedly told other passengers that he had used cocaine before locking himself in the airplane bathroom for over 10 minutes. He should have just told everyone that he has anxiety flying, and he needed his emotional support weed and emotional support cocaine.

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Passengers described the man as “very jittery,” which coke will do to you.

At 6:30 PM on Friday, the American Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, which for this pot-loving gentleman had to be the best possible scenario. Video obtained by TMZ shows the scene after the plane landed in Colorado.

Passengers were forced to exit the plane since the angry passenger refused to disembark the airliner. One passenger was punched by the crazed man while leaving the plane.

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Police boarded the plane to apprehend the “disruptive passenger.” Once in the airport, the unruly passenger was placed on a stretcher. He started screaming, “Take it off, it hurts!” Then the man threatened police and EMTs by yelling, “I’ll f*cking kill you!”

Denver police determined the man was suffering medical issues, treated at the hospital and no charges were filed.

For the passengers, the plane finally departed for Minneapolis two hours later.

The moral of the story is don’t do cocaine and weed while you’re flying, have a cocktail and a Xanax at the airport bar like a normal person.

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