JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY RESPONDS TO
REQUEST FOR AIRLINE PASSENGER ASSISTANCE
On Sunday, April 18, 2016, our JMAA Police was summoned by an American Airlines representative regarding a combative passenger who had boarded an American Airlines evening flight. Upon arrival to the airline by JMAA police, the passenger had been removed by an airline representative. The person of interest was immediately detained and questioned in accordance with airport operations policy. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation were contacted in accordance with protocols and incidents involving an aircraft. The American Airlines flight to Dallas, Texas resumed its departure. Today we were contacted today by local media regarding the incident and the person of interest. For additional information, contact Gil Surels with the local FBI Office at 601.713.7244.
Kingfish note: The passenger was Chase Randall. His mug shot is posted below.