Flight diverted after woman tries to open emergency door

Staff Report
The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - An American Airlines flight from Orlando, Florida, to Dallas-Fort Worth was diverted to Houston tonight after a passenger unsuccessfully tried to open an emergency door.

No one was injured.

The passenger, a woman, was detained by local authorities in Houston.

Flight 1585, carrying 176 passengers and six crew members, was diverted to Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport after the woman attempted to open an emergency door over one of the wings.

She was held by the flight crew.