Don Digby Interviewed on the Dan Caplis Show.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Don Digby Jr. joined Dan Caplis on his podcast to discuss his involvement in restraining an unruly passenger on UA Flight 1074.

Please click here to listen to the podcast in it’s entirety. 

Navajo Express execs restrain airline passenger making ‘jihad’ statements

Friday, March 20, 2015

Originally published by Clarissa Hawes,

After a passenger aboard United Airlines Flight 1074 failed to move away from the cockpit of the plane as instructed by a flight attendant, two quick-thinking executives from Navajo Express tackled and restrained the man until the plane could turn around and land.

Don Digby Jr., president of Navajo Express, headquartered in Denver, Colo., along with Scott Maldonado, director of sales, were aboard Flight 1074 headed from Dulles International Airport to Denver. A passenger became unruly shortly after takeoff around 10:15 p.m. on Monday, March 16.

Don Digby and Scott Maldonado Featured on Channel 9 News in Denver

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Following their actions on UA Flight 1074, Don Digby, Jr., and Scott Maldonado were both featured on the associated story on local NBC affiliate 9 News.

To see the complete story and interview, click here.


Navajo Express Employees Involved in In-flight Restraint of Unruly Passenger

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015

Navajo Express Employees Involved in In-flight Restraint of Unruly Passenger 

Denver, CO — Two Navajo Express employees, Scott Maldonado, and Don Digby Jr., President of the company, were involved in the in in-flight apprehension of an unruly passenger on a United Airlines Flight 1074 from Dulles International Airport to Denver International Airport. “Local law enforcement officials met the aircraft at the gate and detained the passenger,” the spokesman added. “We are accommodating the remaining customers to Denver this morning.”

Shortly after takeoff, a passenger, who has not yet been identified, caused an incident which required him to be restraint by fellow passengers, including Maldonado and Digby. Seated near the front of the plane, when the passenger abruptly began moving towards the cockpit, both Maldonado and Digby were alerted to the commotion by the reactions a flight attendant and were forced to confront the passenger as he moved back away from the cockpit towards their seats.