US Blocks Flight From Paris, Passenger Busted

Aero Mexico flight diverted to Montreal
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 31, 2010 3:27 AM CDT
An Aeromexico flight from Paris was denied access to US airspace and had to divert to Montreal, where a passengers wanted in America was arrested.   (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

(Newser) – A passenger wanted in the US was arrested after a flight from Paris en route to Mexico was denied access to American airspace and diverted to Canada. The Aero Mexico flight landed in Montreal, where the man was removed and placed under arrest. The remaining passengers were re-screened and allowed to continue on the trip. American officials did not release the man's name, nor the nature of the warrant against him, reports AP.

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