Paris to Boston Flight Diverts to Newfoundland

On Saturday (8/15), an American Airlines flight from Paris to Boston was diverted to an airport in Newfoundland because of a passenger's suspicious activity. A French national allegedly used some type of putty-like material to affix an electronic device to the wall of the fuselage. Flight attendants asked him to remove it and he refused. The plane landed in Gander and police took the man into custody. Police believe the electronic device is just a GPS.

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By Planet Data