JetBlue Flight Diverted Over Unruly Passenger

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     CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - JetBlue Airways says a flight from Boston
    to the Dominican Republic had to land in the Washington, D.C., area
    because of an unruly passenger.
         

    The company says in a statement that Flight 691 was diverted toWashington-Dulles International Airport on Friday afternoon because
    of what it described as an unruly customer.
         
    The Transportation Safety Administration and local law
    enforcement were notified and took the passenger into custody.
        
     No one was hurt and the flight was expected to continue to Santo
    Domingo just before 2 p.m.
         
    A spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
    says he did not know why the flight had been diverted.
          
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