Plane held on NYC tarmac over passenger's comment

12:22 PM, Nov 19, 2012   |    comments
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The Port Authority says the person was removed from the plane after making a remark to another passenger that was perceived as a threat. The person was in custody.

Authorities say the plane had pushed off from a gate at around 11 a.m. Monday.

The Port Authority said around 12:15 p.m. that the Spirit Airlines flight was expected to leave shortly.

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