Distraught passenger rushes cockpit; U.K. fighter jets scrambled

03/3/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday after a distraught passenger on an American Airlines flight to London Heathrow apparently tried to gain access to the cockpit. When the plane landed, police arrested a woman on suspicion of endangering an aircraft, though the suspect's personal details were not released. Officials determined the incident was not terrorism-related.

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