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Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage

Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage

The unidentified man is said to have smeared his excrement all over walls of the bathroom and even removed his shirt in an attempt to clog up one of the toilets, as reported by New York Post.

The United Airlines website indicated that Flight 895 was diverted to Anchorage, and the departure to Hong Kong was cancelled due to "operational difficulties".

The man was interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and airport police after the incident, according to KTVA.

The flight landed in Anchorage about 6:30 p.m. and was met by local and federal law enforcement, police said.

A United Airlines flight was diverted to Anchorage on Thursday night after a passenger smeared the inside of the cabin with his own feces.

The flight was forced to land after a man defecated and made a mess in two of the plane's lavatories, police said. "We provided hotel accommodations for our customers and are working to get them to their destinations as quickly as possible". The man was not arrested, but was taken to a nearby hospital to undergo a mental evaluation.

There were no indications that the incident was related to terrorism, said to Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Staci Feger-Pellessier, the Chicago Tribune reported.

United Airlines spokesman Charlie Hobart told the paper that there were 245 passengers on the plane.

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