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Flight diverted to Phoenix to remove unruly passenger

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

An American Airlines flight from LA to Miami made an unscheduled landing in Phoenix on Thursday.

They needed to get rid of an unruly passenger, and it was all captured on video. [Click here to watch the video.]

Police said the 21-year-old man started acting erratically once the flight took off from LAX, forcing the airline to divert to Phoenix.

He was taken to a Valley hospital because the flight crew suspected his problem may be drug-induced.

The man was not booked into jail.

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