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American Airlines flight headed to DFW diverted due to physical altercation on plane

The flight which departed from California was on its way to North Texas when the incident occurred, officials say.
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In this Oct. 18, 2019, photo an American Airline plane flies in to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City. American Airlines, Inc. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

DALLAS — An American Airlines flight headed to DFW Airport was diverted Thursday night due to a physical altercation on the plane, officials say. 

Friday morning, a spokesperson with American Airlines confirmed the flight that was headed to Dallas-Fort Worth from San Francisco was diverted to Salt Lake City. 

The flight continued to Dallas after authorities investigated the incident. A spokesperson with Salt Lake City Airport says no arrests were made. 

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Police investigate altercation on America Airlines flight

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