JetBlue Flight Diverted After Captain Subdued by Passengers

March 27, 2012 Updated Mar 27, 2012 at 5:43 PM EDT

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JetBlue Flight Diverted After Captain Subdued by Passengers

March 27, 2012 Updated Mar 27, 2012 at 5:43 PM EDT

According to the Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News, a JetBlue flight bound for Las Vegas from New York had to make an emergency landing in Texas on Tuesday after passengers subdued the plane's captain in a bizarre incident.

Several passengers had to subdue the captain, who was making references to Al-Qaida and Iraq, according to the Globe-News story.

Read the Amarillo Globe-News story HERE.