Intoxicated woman wearing only T-shirt, underwear forces plane to land in Alabama, police say

MOBILE, Ala. — A scantily-clad, intoxicated woman forced a flight bound for Texas to land Monday in Mobile, Alabama, so she could be removed from the plane, police said.

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Sierra McClinton, 25, got into a fight with a passenger on a CommutAir flight from Jacksonville to Houston and had to be detained by a flight attendant and another person on the plane, WALA reported.

The plane landed in Mobile and the woman got off the plane wearing only a T-shirt and underwear. Mobile Airport police said she appeared to be intoxicated. She yelled obscenities and refused officer commands, police said.

McClinton, who is from Universal City, Texas, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication, WALA reported.

The flight made it to Houston without any other incident.

The airline confirmed the event, Fox News reported.

CommutAir Flight 4332, operating as United Express from Jacksonville to Houston, diverted to Mobile when a passenger became disruptive,” a spokesperson told Fox News. “The aircraft landed safely in Mobile where law enforcement officials met the aircraft at the gate. The flight continued on to Houston shortly after.”