Man arrested for opening cargo door midflight

Alaska State Troopers in Aniak received a report from Ryan Air that one of their passengers has opened the aircraft’s rear cargo door in flight after removing his seatbelt on 9/10/2019. Other passengers on the flight restrained Calvin Chase, age 40, of Anvik, until the pilot was able to return to Aniak for an emergency landing. Calvin was arrested and transported to Bethel where he was remanded on the charges of Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and Assault in the Third Degree.