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Fargo man jailed in airline disturbance

American Airlines
American Airlines

GANDER, NEWFOUNDLAND (KFGO AM) -- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a 35-year-old Fargo man who was pulled off an American Airlines flight for disobeying the plane's captain.

He's identified as Derek Olson.

The flight made an unplanned landing in Gander, Newfoundland.

The captain told police the man was intoxicated, violent, causing damage to the plane and was a danger to the rest of the 187 passengers on board.

Olson remains in jail awaiting a bail hearing tomorrow.

He was arrested under the Aeronautics Act along with causing a disturbance aboard an aircraft and mischief for damaging property belonging to the airline.

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