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Fight on board JetBlue flight forces landing.


JetBlue Airways Flight 561, flying from Newark Liberty International airport to Puerto Rico, was forced to land at John F. Kennedy Airport on Sunday (25 June) after a fight on board.

According to Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, it appeared that one woman had started a fistfight with two others, The Associated Press reported.

The FBI questioned all three women and briefly detained one.

The aircraft was able to leave JFK with the remaining 147 passengers and six crew members after about an hour.

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Title Annotation:JetBlue Airways Corp.
Publication:Airline Industry Information
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jun 26, 2006
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