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Plane diverted to airport in Little Rock following mid-flight assault

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Little Rock, Arkansas – Federal Bureau of Investigations officials said that a flight had to be diverted to Clinton National Airport on Saturday afternoon due to a possible attack on board.

Southwest Airlines flight 192, which took off from Houston and was bound for Columbus, Ohio, was diverted because of the incident, according to a number of sources.

As soon as the plane landed, Little Rock police officers and a federal liaison officer responded and started an investigation.

The event occurred mid-flight, according to FBI officials, and the person responsible has been placed in federal jail as a result.

One passenger, according to the authorities, was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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