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Man taken off flight in Gander for unruly behaviour

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The RCMP has arrested a man after he became unruly, causing his flight to be diverted to Gander. - RCMP photo

Early this morning an American passenger was taken off a Swiss air flight in Gander

The RCMP was contacted by the Gander International Airport reporting that a Swiss air flight was being diverted to Gander due to the behaviour of an unruly passenger.

The flight had departed JFK Airport in New York and was en route to Zurich, Switzerland.

Gander RCMP, with assistance from Glovertown RCMP, arrested a 24-year old man from New York.

He is is being charged under the Aeronautics Act and will be held in police custody until his next court appearance on Monday, Jan. 15.

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