DENVER (KDVR) — A United flight from Eagle to Newark was diverted to DIA Sunday afternoon due to a situation that occurred while in flight.
According to Denver police, there was an incident that involved three passengers on the flight. The incident reportedly occurred because a passenger was sick.
The flight landed at 1:27 p.m. and took off again at 2:00 p.m.
United released this statement:
United 1562 from Eagle, Colorado to Newark diverted to Denver due to a small group of disruptive passengers on-board who failed to follow crew member instructions. After landing safely, the aircraft was met by law enforcement. The passengers were removed and the flight re-departed for Newark.