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'Unruly' Passenger Diverts LAX To NYC Plane To Detroit

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - A passenger deemed 'unruly' by the flight crew of Delta Airlines was removed from a plane traveling from LAX in Los Angeles to JFK in New York after the plane diverted to Detroit.

In a video posted to Twitter by CBS Host, Dana Jacobson, a passenger could be seen being escorted off the flight on a gurney Thursday night in Michigan.

Delta released a statement on the incident:

"Delta flight 1131 operating from Los Angeles to New York-JFK diverted to Detroit after a customer issue on board. The customer was met by law enforcement upon landing. We apologize to our customers for any inconvenience, though the safety and well-being of our customers and crew is always Delta's top priority."


A spokesperson with Delta said all other customers on the flight were expected to re-board the plane soon.

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