A woman sitting in the bulkhead on Southwest Airlines flight WN2943 from Portland to Sacramento on Saturday was caught smoking. The woman had tampered with the smoke detector on the lavatory.
She was pulled out of the lavatory and called out for smoking. That’s when she threatened to kill everyone on the plane.
While the pilots “declared an emergency to receive priority handling from air traffic controllers” they did not divert and continued to Sacramento. The woman was restrained by passengers and flight attendants and the aircraft was met by law enforcement in Sacramento.