Plane diverted following alleged kidnapping attempt
35,000 feet above the ground, a United Airlines flight bound to China was forced to return to its departure airport because of an alleged custody-related kidnapping claim, according to a report by the CBS News on Friday, September 5.
Upon reaching Canadian airspace, United Airlines Flight 897 was called to return to Dulles International Airport in Virginia after the Federal Bureau of Investigation was alerted of a mother on board who allegedly had plans of leaving the country with her son without the father’s consent. The child, whose name was left undisclosed, was reunited with his father safely. Meanwhile, the unidentified mother was detained and is set to appear in court on Friday for charges of kidnapping.
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