Phoenix police spokesman Tommy Thompson says the man randomly touched passengers' faces and sprayed them after the American Airlines flight from Minneapolis arrived Friday morning at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. While waiting for the plane door to open, he opened a service door on the other side of the aircraft and jumped onto the tarmac 10ft below.
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Authorities say a flight to Los Angeles returned to New York's Kennedy Airport shortly after takeoff because it had struck a sign and light on the runway.
He fell about 10 feet and suffered injuries described as minor. "Law enforcement and paramedics responded", the airline said in a statement.More news: Ecuador's president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy
Police said he could face trespassing charges after his bid to escape the plane at Sky Harbor International Airpor.
Johnson said the man tried to stand up just minutes before landing and later attempted to make a run for it once the plane came to a stop, hitting other passengers including Johnson. According to the Arizona Republic, the passenger, whose name has not been released, became disruptive during the flight and led the flight crew to call for the police to meet the aircraft. Workers at the airport stopped the man, and he was taken into custody by Phoenix Police officers without incident.More news: Bharat first look poster out: Salman Khan in never-seen-before avatar