#TerrorInTheSkies: Shannon, Is That You?

Officials say a woman has been arrested after trying to smoke on a Southwest flight from Portland to Sacramento, then shouting she was going to kill everyone on the plane.

In video obtained by CBS13 in Sacramento, the woman — identified as 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo of Sandy, Ore. — is shown wearing a white hat and sunglasses as she spews profanities and threats at the crew and pushes a flight attendant.

Southwest said in a statement Monday that the plane received priority treatment from air traffic control to land quickly in Sacramento, and law enforcement met the plane on the tarmac to arrest her.

In a jailhouse interview with CBS13, Curbelo said she tried to smoke because of anxiety.

Read the full Associated Press story at Los Angeles Times


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