Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Another flight diverted after dispute over reclining seat

Law enforcement removed an unruly woman from a plane after a dispute over a reclining seat.

Associated Press/file

Law enforcement removed an unruly woman from a plane after a dispute over a reclining seat.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat.

Jacksonville station News 4 Jax reports that Delta says the flight was diverted Monday night.

Continue reading below

Passenger Aaron Klipin told the station a woman sitting next to him got into an argument with a passenger behind her. The woman was trying to recline her seat while the other passenger was trying to sleep on the tray table.

Klipin says the woman who was trying to sleep started screaming. A flight attendant came over and the woman who was screaming demanded that the flight be diverted.

The plane landed in Jacksonville and continued on to West Palm Beach. Delta says local law enforcement removed the unruly woman from the plane.

It’s at least the third example in recent days of a dispute between passengers over reclining seats on airplanes.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week