Passenger: Suicidal woman tried to open plane door on flight leaving RDU

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NEW YORK CITY (WTVD) — There was a disturbance aboard a flight leaving Raleigh-Durham International Aiport headed for New York City on Friday, and a passenger tells Eyewitness News that a suicidal woman tried to open the plane door as it descended into LaGuardia Airport.

The Republic Airways-operated Delta flight originated in Raleigh, North Carolina, and touched down without incident, but it was met on the runway by law enforcement personnel.

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Authorities said the passenger made comments about wanted to take her own life and was acting in a manner that could have been a danger to herself and others and had to be restrained.

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