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FORT WORTH, TEXASAn American Airlines passenger was arrested on Tuesday after reportedly entering the flight deck of a Miami-bound American Airlines aircraft in Honduras and causing damage.



The incident happened during boarding for Flight 488 from Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula to Miami International Airport.

The airline said the cockpit door of the Boeing 737-800 was open when the intruder went in. The person was apprehended with the help of crew members onboard and ultimately taken into custody by Honduras police.

“We applaud our outstanding crew members for their professionalism in handling a difficult situation,” American Airlines said.

The flight was conducted with another plane later. There were 121 passengers and six crew members on board when the incident happened.
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