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3 suspicious passengers taken off United flight

12:18 PM, Apr 22, 2011   |    comments
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The flight was United Flight 593 to Orange County.

According to reports, Denver Police boarded the plane after it returned to the gate and arrested four people. Everyone was taken off the plane for a security sweep.

According to the Transportation Security Administration, the four suspects were questioned in the terminal and were released. Witnesses described the suspects as middle aged. Two are Caucasian and two are of Middle-Eastern descent.

It is unknown at this time why the people were deemed "suspicious."

The flight departed after about a 2.5 hour delay.

(KUSA-TV © 2011 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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