'Unruly' Passenger Booted from Trans-Atlantic Flight

Grounded Scotsman not considered terror threat
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2009 4:05 AM CST
The US Airways flight departed from Boston after a 2-hour delay.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

(Newser) – A flight from Philadelphia to London made an unscheduled stop in Boston last night to eject an unruly Scottish passenger. The man, 50, was arrested for interfering with a flight crew, AP reports. A US Airways spokesman said the man was removed "in the interest of safety." The spokesman didn't comment on what kind of disturbance the man caused, but said he didn't appear to pose a terror threat.
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