If this goes to trial they may have difficulty finding an jurors who would want to convict the guy.
A Southwest Airlines jet was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing at LAX after a male passenger allegedly began choking a woman because she reclined her seat, witnesses said.
Flight 2010, bound for San Francisco, turned around late Sunday night about 30 minutes into the journey because of a “rapidly escalating situation involving passengers who were not traveling together,” the airline said in a statement.
“Flight 2010, declaring an emergency,” the pilot says in audio from the flight. “Evidently we’ve got two passengers that are in a physical altercation.”
Witnesses reported the woman said a man sitting behind her tried to strangle her because she put her seat back, NBC News said.