Airline: Miami-bound flight diverted to Charleston airport over unruly passenger

Airline: Miami-bound flight diverted to Charleston airport over unruly passenger

An American Airlines flight was diverted to Charleston International Airport Wednesday afternoon, airline officials have confirmed.

Flight 1006, which left Boston bound for Miami, landed at 3:40 p.m. in Charleston, according to American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein.

The plane took off bound for Miami at 5:29 p.m., Feinstein said.

Charleston airport authorities say a passenger was removed from the plane and was interviewed by the Charleston Aviation Authority Police.

Authorities say the FBI has taken the passenger to MUSC for a medical evaluation.

There are no details as yet on the nature of the disruption.

This is a developing story. Check back for additional information.

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