UPDATE: 2:14 p.m. EST -- An investigation by Massachusetts State Police found that the woman who tried to open the exit door of a Boston-bound airplane was intoxicated and has no known connection to terrorism, police said on Twitter. The woman restrained was about 30 years old, according to a Tweet from the Massachusetts State Police.
Investigation determines passenger was intoxicated, tried to open EXIT door, not cockpit door. No known nexus to terrorism at this time.
— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) November 17, 2015
UPDATE: 1:51 p.m. EST -- A spokesman for British Airways said a passenger on board a Boston-bound flight from London tried to open one of the doors of the plane. The woman was restrained after trying to open what the airline said was an exit door. "A disturbed and unruly passenger tried to force one of the doors on the plane but NOT the cockpit door,” a spokesman told WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.
A passenger tried to enter the cockpit of a British Airways flight traveling from Heathrow Airport in London to Boston Tuesday morning. The plane landed at Logan Airport at 1:29 p.m. EST, where it was expected to be met by Massachusetts State Police, the Joint Terrorism Task Force and Department of Homeland Security agents, local media reported.
The nature of the incident was unknown. It occurred as international officials have put airports on high alert after a terrorist attack in Paris Friday night carried out by the Islamic State group left hundreds wounded or dead. This is a developing story…
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