Passenger who forced emergency landing wanted to ‘bring down the plane,’ FBI says
A 50- year-old California man is charged with one felony count of interference with a flight attendant after an incident on an American Airlines jet over the weekend. - Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A California man allegedly tried to force his way into the cockpit of an American Airlines plane and open an emergency hatch during a cross-country flight on Sunday afternoon, prompting airline staff and passengers to restrain him until the plane made an unscheduled landing at Kansas City International. Juan Remberto Rivas, 50, of California, is charged with one felony count of interference with a flight attendant, prosecutors in the Western District of Missouri announced Monday. He was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 1775, a nonstop from Los Angeles to Washington, D...