"I'm not a bad person," the man told officers, "What did I do wrong?"
The aircraft sent a report of an in-flight emergency to the air traffic control center in Jacksonville before dropping off the radar.
A text message told passengers: "The airport in Chattanooga is unable to assist with ground operational requirements for your current aircraft type."
At least one person was killed.
The plane had to be escorted back by fighter jets.
The local fire chief said the pilot and passenger onboard were lucky to be alive.
As he left the court, Patrick Kehoe, 23, loudly berated journalists outside before pulling down his pants and flashing his backside.
But the populist leader says he won't reconsider the planned sale.
Around 50 children showed symptoms such as nausea and vomiting after reporting a strong smell of rotten eggs in the playground.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed Israeli "aggression" for recent Russian military deaths. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief said the attack did not affect its rocket arsenal.
A failed instrument landing system left the pilots blind and stuck in the air with bad weather conditions.
"The reptiles were in canisters, packed in bags, carried in hand luggage," environmental authorities said, after discovering the snakes when the plane landed.
"I landed guys," Post Malone said. "Thank you for your prayers."
In audio footage released to the public, the man identifies himself as a white person who was unaware that he "had a few screws loose." He is heard asking the controller about a job with Alaska Airlines and said he knew his actions would disappoint his loved ones.
Kenneth Copeland's followers recently bought him a new private jet.