Concern about electronic device diverts plane to St.Louis
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:45:56 GMT — An American Airlines jet bound from New Jersey to North Texas safely diverted to St. Louis amid security concerns about a passenger's use of an electronic device. AN American spokeswoman says Flight 1691 arrived at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Thursday night, the man was removed, questioned by authorities and no threat was found. The jet carried 122 passengers and a five-member crew on a flight from Newark Liberty International Airport. She says another passenger became concerned about the man using a personal electronic device. Details weren't released on the device or the alleged security issue. The MD-80 resumed the flight without the man and arrived early Friday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The removed passenger would be put on another flight.
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