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Passenger arrested after flight from Australia to Malaysia returns to Sydney in ’emergency incident’


SYDNEY (AP) — An airline flight from Australia to Malaysia has returned to Sydney where a disruptive passenger was arrested hours later in what police described as an emergency incident. The emergency on Monday caused dozens of flight cancellations and delays at Australia’s busiest airport. Malaysia Airlines said flight MH122 left Sydney Airport with 199 passengers and 12 crew on board on an eight-hour flight to Kuala Lumpur and returned more than three hours later because of a “disruptive passenger.” Australian Federal Police decribed the situation abord the Airbus A330 as an “emergency incident.” They say a 45-year-old man was arrested without incident and the rest of the passengers were released from the plane about three hours after it landed.

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