Man tries to hijack plane and open door mid-flight as passengers watch in terror

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A man attempted to hijack a plane mid-flight and was detained as he tried to open the cabin door.

The passenger told other people onboard to us their oxygen masks during the Delta flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The pilot then made an announcement, asking all "able-bodied men" to come forward and deal with the emergency.

Passengers were diverted to Oklahoma City Airport, where the man was handed over to law enforcement officers.

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