Passenger detained after flight diverted to Colo.

Passenger detained after flight diverted to Colo.

Credit: AP

American Airlines Flight 24, bound for New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, top, sits on a runway at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Associated Press

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 20 at 10:33 AM

DENVER (AP) — A JetBlue Airways flight from New York to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport because of an unruly passenger.

A spokeswoman at Denver International Airport says flight 677 landed safely on Sunday and was met by authorities, who took the passenger off the plane.

Spokeswoman Laura Coale says the flight to Los Angeles resumed about 1 a.m. Monday.

The name of the passenger, possible charges and other details were not available.

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