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An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in New York after a passenger urinated in the aisle and exposed himself.

An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in New York after a passenger urinated in the aisle and exposed himself.

An American Airlines flight bound for New Hampshire was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday after a disruptive passenger exposed himself and urinated in the aisle, officials said.

The 25-year-old Oregon man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after the flight, which had departed from Buffalo, returned to Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

An American Airlines flight was forced to land after a passenger urinated in the aisle. Mackenzie Lang/Staff/USA TODAY Network

He was released after an initial appearance in federal court in Buffalo, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York.

The flight was fortunately able to take off from Buffalo shortly after the incident, American Airlines said in a statement.

The 25-year-old Oregon man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after the flight from Buffalo. Reuters
The man allegedly got up to use the bathroom and was returning to his seat when he claimed to have a “medical problem urinating.”
Reuters

“We thank our team members for their professionalism and our customers for their understanding,” the airline wrote.

The passenger told police he was traveling from Portland, Oregon, to Manchester, New Hampshire, and drank several whiskeys and colas before boarding the first flight, and drank more during a layover in Chicago, according to authorities.

While on the flight from Buffalo, he got up to use the bathroom and was returning to his seat when he claimed to have a “medical problem urinating,” according to the criminal complaint.

With mail wires.

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