U.S. charges passenger with assaulting American Airlines flight attendant

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Nov 1 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors successful Colorado connected Monday charged a 20-year-old California antheral with assaulting a formation attendant connected an Oct. 27 American Airlines (AAL.O) formation that forced its diversion.

The New York to Santa Ana, California formation made an unscheduled landing successful Denver aft the alleged assault. The U.S. Attorney's Office successful Denver said Brian Hsu, of Irvine, California, who is besides charged with interference with a formation crew, is expected to marque an archetypal quality successful California connected Monday.

U.S. airlines person reported a grounds fig of convulsive incidents this twelvemonth and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has pledged a "zero tolerance" approach.

Reporting by David Shepardson Editing by Chris Reese

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