Unruly man subdued on American Airlines flight to Hawaii

In this photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017.

Bloomberg is now reporting that the passenger was not trying to breach the cockpit as previously reported, but rather his motive was to secure a first class seat although he purchased an economy fare ticket. "Passengers said the man had a blanket or towel on his head, and didn't say anything as he pushed forward", HNN staff reported.

At that point, a flight attendant ran down the aisle with her serving cart and blocked the entrance to first class, said passenger Lee Lorenzen of Orange County.

Uskanli retrieved the laptop - scowling, Basden's companion said. "Local law enforcement responded once the civilian airliner was on the ground".

It was the second time that the man was arrested on the day.

"It was all kind of surreal", said Penny Lorenzen, a passenger on the flight told HNN.

Sources told CBS affiliate KGMB that a man tried to break through the cockpit door.

"He was pushing against the cart, and a bunch of guys grabbed him", he told Hawaii News Now.

Mark and Donna Basden were the first to board the plane where they found a laptop in the pocket of Mark Basden's seat. There were pillows and blankets.

"But he had the laptop in his hands, and once they subdued him the laptop was sitting there", she said.

He later boarded American Airlines Flight 31, but looked disheveled and "clearly out of place", passenger Donna Basden told the Associated Press.

One passenger posted video of the man in handcuffs being escorted from the plane by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. No injuries were reported.

A Homeland Security tweet says there are no other reports of disruptions to flights, but the department continues to "monitor all flights out of an abundance of caution".

President Donald Trump was also briefed on incident, Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer said. He was spotted by a contractor and later arrested by Los Angeles Airport Police officials for misdemeanor trespassing, cited and released. The man attempted to use a door off-limits to the public after 3 a.m. PT (6 a.m. ET) while waiting for his flight.

The airliner left Los Angeles International Airport at 8:43 a.m. PT (11:43 ET) for the almost six-hour flight, according to FlightAware.com.

An off-duty police officer subdued the suspect, and U.S. Pacific Command sent two F-22 Raptors to intercept and escort the plane to Honolulu.

American Airlines Flight 31, an Airbus A321 from Los Angeles to Honolulu, landed safety at 11:35 a.m. HST.

Just think, the last time I flew from LAX to Honolulu, the most notable thing that happened was the large man in front of me who immediately reclined his seat all the way back, and then argued with the flight-attendant when he requested the man return his seat back to the upright position for takeoff.

American is in touch with federal law enforcement.