Passenger arrested for assault on crew during flight to Boston

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Posted: May 31, 2011 3:19 PM
Passenger arrested for assault on crew during flight to Boston

BOSTON (Reuters) - Police arrested a JetBlue passenger on Tuesday morning at Boston's Logan International Airport after he allegedly assaulted a male flight attendant, authorities said.

Bryan Garnett, 48, of Utica, New York, was arrested upon arrival of JetBlue flight 422 from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Boston and was charged with interfering with a flight crew and assault and battery, Massachusetts State Police said.

The passenger allegedly slapped a male flight attendant, police said.

Garnett is expected to be arraigned later on Tuesday at East Boston District Court.

(Reporting by Lauren Keiper; Editing by Barbara Goldberg and Peter Bohan)