Yesterday, Ali Reza Shahsavari, 29, of Indialantic, Fla., was charged with interfering with a flight crew a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Kansas City. Initial reports said he tried to get into the cockpit but that was denied by others who said he was unrly and confronted the cabin crew. Mohammad Shahsavari, the man's father, said he did not know what led to the incident. The FBI said early indications were the incident was not terror related. CNN reported on this today but didn't name the man.
Earlier this month Saudi passenger, Abdulaziz Mubarak Alshammari, was pulled away from the cockpit door on an American Airlines flight bound for Indianapolis. No charges were filed.