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Man detained during flight to O’Hare after causing ‘disturbance.’

The man was detained until the plane landed at the airport, officials said. He was released and was not issued any citations.

A man died after being crushed by airplane equipment Dec. 13 at O’Hare International Airport.
A man was detained on a flight to O’Hare International Airport June 6, 2021.
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An unruly passenger was detained while on a flight to Chicago Sunday afternoon.

About 2 p.m., American Airlines Flight 3927 was on its way to O’Hare International Airport from Portland, Maine when a 26-year-old man “created a disturbance,” according to Chicago police and a spokesperson for the airline.

The man was detained until the plane landed at the airport, officials said. He was released and was not issued any citations.

There were 75 passengers and four crew members on the flight, officials said.

No injuries were reported.