Alaska, Jan 6: A United Airlines flight had to make an unscheduled landing after a passenger on board smeared all the washrooms in the flight with is poop. The passenger also removed his shirt and tried to push it down the toilet of the Chicago-to-Hong Kong flight which forced the crew to ask for an unscheduled landing. Also Read - Yuck! Robber Takes Out 'Faeces' From Pants & Applies It All Over His Body to Scare The Police, Still Gets Arrested

The airlines, however, had to cancel the flight after due to “operational difficulties”. Also Read - US, China Agree to Allow More Flights After Months of Restrictions. Details Here

“The man spread human waste in the lavatories before the flight was diverted to Anchorage,” airport police Lt. Joe Gamache said. The passenger was taken in by FBI agents and Alaska’s Ted Stevens International Airport police for questioning in the incident. Also Read - More Flights at Lower Fares: United Airlines to Operate 18 Flights to India Between July 17 and 31 | Know Details Here

The passenger, according to the reports, was shirtless when the officials met him on the flight.

The passenger has been sent to a Providence Hospital for a mental health checkup. He has not been arrested. The man had a Vietnamese passport and a US permanent resident ID card. Most of what he said was unintelligible, a police officer said.

While the man was taken in for questioning, the other 245 passengers were provided accommodation.