Miami-to-Paris flight diverted to Boston because of unruly passenger
By Associated Press
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BOSTON (AP) - Police in Massachusetts say a man from France has been arrested after causing a disturbance on a Miami-to-Paris flight.A spokesman for the state police says American Airlines Flight 62 was diverted to Boston's Logan International Airport on Wednesday night after a passenger became unruly.The passenger was subdued by a federal air marshal while the plane was in the air and arrested by state police once the plane landed at about 10 p.m.Police say 50-year-old Edmund Alexandre, of Paris, was charged with interfering with a flight crew.He was brought to Massachusetts General Hospital for observation and treatment of a pre-existing medical condition.Whenever doctors deem him able, he will be arraigned in East Boston District Court.It could not be determined if he has a lawyer.
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