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(WASHINGTON) — Military jets were scrambled to escort a United Airlines jet to an emergency landing at Dulles Washington International Airport on Thursday night because of a disorderly passenger.

A male passenger had begun praying in an aisle of the aircraft, triggering concern among others.

The man was handcuffed and escorted off the plane, into a police cruiser.

No injuries were reported.

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