They Were in the Air. Then Came the Screams of 'I Am God'

Fellow passengers restrain woman who tried to open cabin door on United flight
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 6, 2018 2:54 AM CST

A passenger who apparently believed she was some kind of deity was restrained by fellow fliers after trying to open an airplane cabin door during a flight from San Francisco to Boise, Idaho, on Monday. In video of the incident on United Express Flight 5449, the woman can be heard screaming "I am God" repeatedly as other passengers tie up her feet, reports CBS News, which notes that it would have been impossible for her to open the door in the pressurized cabin. The flight landed safely in Boise, where the woman was taken into custody. Police say the woman is being medically evaluated and the prosecutor's office is reviewing possible charges, KTVB reports. The FBI is also investigating. (This Alaska Airlines flight had to return to Anchorage on account of nudity.)

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