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Plane makes emergency landing in St. Louis due to unruly passenger

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ST. LOUIS – An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at St. Louis-Lambert International Airport Tuesday afternoon because of an unruly passenger.

Flight 2434, an Airbus A321 with 118 passengers and 6 crew, traveling from Phoenix to New York JFK, landed without incident at Lambert.  The plane taxied to a gate, where law enforcement officials met the plane and took the passenger into custody.

Once the plane is cleared by authorities, the flight will resume its trip to New York.

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