American Airlines Flight to DFW Diverted

An American Airlines flight bound for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was diverted Thursday evening due to a disruptive passenger.

Flight 1691 was scheduled to travel from Newark to DFW, but the flight crew directed the plane to St. Louis after a passenger become uncooperative.

The person was then led from the airplane by local authorities, who determined the passenger did not pose a further threat. The passenger will be re-booked on a future flight to DFW, according to the airline.

After the delay, the flight was expected to land at DFW at about midnight.

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