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Man gets probation for forcing emergency landing in Oklahoma

 

October 11, 2018



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Washington state man who pleaded guilty to screaming at a flight attendant on a commercial flight and forcing it to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma has been sentenced to probation.

Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say 29-year-old Bolutife Olorunda of Vancouver, Washington, was sentenced Wednesday to three months of probation. Olorunda pleaded guilty to a federal assault charge in July and agreed to pay Delta Airlines $9,118 for the cost of diverting the aircraft.

Prosecutors say Olorunda verbally assaulted and interfered with a flight attendant on a May 30 flight f...



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