Man indicted in Seattle for brawl aboard Delta flight

FILE – This Friday, July 7, 2017 file photo taken by the FBI and released via the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle shows the aftermath of a cabin on Delta Flight 129 from Seattle to Beijing, after authorities say flight attendants struggled with Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, a passenger who lunged for an exit door. The photo was included in a criminal complaint filed July 7.  Prosecutors disclosed Thursday, July 20, that Hudek was indicted on five federal charges; one count of interfering with the flight crew and four counts of assault on an aircraft. (FBI via U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle via AP, File)

Federal prosecutors say the flight left Seattle on July 6 and was over the Pacific Ocean when Joseph Daniel Hudek IV walked out of the first-class restroom “in an agitated state” and tried to open the exit door. A fight followed.

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