Metro police are investigating a threat made by a passenger on Spirit Flight 245. After taking off from McCarran around 5:30 p.m. the plane, headed for Los Angeles had to turn around.
Police say that one male passenger was under the influence of alcohol and made a threat. Airport officials met the plane at the gate and removed the passenger. All other passengers have been taken to a holding area until the situation is corrected and a complete inspection of the plane can be done.